LPIB Issue No. 139 Now Available
Planetary Science at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Video Simulation of Impact Cratering Processes
Craters on solid planetary surfaces are divided into three groups: simple craters, complex craters, and impact basins. The formation process for each crater type is illustrated using computer models.
Lunar Sample Atlas
The Apollo Virtual Microscope provides interactive views of selected thin sections as they would be seen through a microscope.
Geologic Map of the Kuiper Quadrangle of Mercury
Kuiper Quadrangle map of Mercury as seen by Mariner 10.
Maps and Video Flyby of Triton
Historic footage of Triton from Voyager 2 has been "restored" and used to construct the best-ever global color map and video of that strange moon.