Camera, Narrow Angle, LROC

Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

The Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is a CCD camera attached to a powerful telescope with a 700mm focal length. It can take black and white images of the Moon with a resolution of less than a meter.

This flight spare instrument is identical to the flown instrument built by Malin Space Science Systems. NASA transferred the camera to the Museum in 2016.