Lunar and Planetary Institute

Lunar Science and Exploration
Center for Lunar Science and Exploration

Higher Education Lunar Consortium

Classroom Illustrations

Science and exploration are not static activities. A significant effort is constantly needed to keep material used in universities up-to-date. Thus, team scientists working with university faculty are designing new graphics to be used in classrooms. The Center for Lunar Science and Exploration will update and add resources to this page as new science and exploration concepts are developed. 

The illustrations are subdivided into several topics (below).  If you click on a topic, a new page will pop up with a complete inventory of illustrations available for that topic.  Instructional captions are provided with each illustration.


Bombardment of Planetary Surfaces Bombardment of Planetary Surfaces Impact Melt Production Impact Melt Production
Impact Crater Formation Impact Crater Formation Asteroids and Comets Asteroids and Comets
Impact Crater Morphology Impact Crater Morphology Lunar Surface Geology Lunar Surface Geology
Impact Cratering Mechanics Impact Cratering Mechanics Planetary Interiors Planetary Interiors
Impact Ejecta Impact Ejecta Lunar Radiation Environment Lunar Surface Environment
Shock Metamorphism and Impact Lithologies Shock Metamorphism and
Impact Lithologies
Lunar Rover Lunar Exploration
    Earth-Moon Dynamics


Previously developed LPI Lunar-related slide sets:

Clementine spacecraftClementine Explores the Moon, second edition

Apollo Landing SitesApollo Landing Sites


Kepler crater

Lunar Science and Exploration Information Portal

SSERVI Central (at NASA Ames)

Other SSERVI Teams
   Ames Research Center
   Applied Physics Laboratory
   Brown University - MIT
   Goddard Space Flight Center
   Southwest Research Institute
   Stony Brook University
   University of Central Florida
   University of Colorado

Previous NLSI Member Teams
   Applied Physics Laboratory
   Brown University
   Goddard Space Flight Center
   Southwest Research Institute
   University of Colorado (a)
   University of Colorado (b)

International NLSI Partners
   Saudi Arabia
   United Kingdom

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