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Apollo 13's Booster Impact
Image credit: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University

Uploader comment: On April 14th 1970, the Apollo 13 Saturn IVB upper stage impacted the moon north of Mare Cognitum, at -2.55 latitude, -27.88 East longitude. The impact crater, which is roughly 30 meters in diameter, is clearly visible in LROC NAC image M109420042LE.

   

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Comment icon #1 Posted by and then on 17 December, 2011, 20:44
Was this a one off? Did other missions have the booster impact the moon? Hmmmmmm
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