LRO: NASA’s first step to returning to the Moon

images1The most ambitious lunar mission since Apollo 17 in 1992 is set for June 17, when NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) embarks on a year-long exploration — a key first step toward returning humans to the Moon. Harlan Spence, professor of astronomy is leading a team that will study how the lunar radiation environment will affect human life on the Moon.

Contact Harlan Spence, 617-353-7421, spence@bu.edu

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