From SpaceflightNow comes news of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft that is set to launch on June 17th. It will be able to take high-resolution photographs of the Lunar surface, as well as look for water ice on the Moon’s polar regions. One of the more fascinating aspects of the mission is that its orbit will allow it to take photographs of many of the unmanned probes and rovers sent to the moon over the years and also every Apollo landing site. That alone will be a treasure-trove of information to see how well each of the sites has been preserved over the past 30+ years. It might even finally put an end to all the “moon landing hoax” nonsense, but I sadly doubt it.