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SELENE

(Selenological and Engineering Explorer, Kaguya)
(2007-2008 Japanese lunar probe)

SELENE (Selenological and Engineering Explorer or Kaguya) was a Japanese spacecraft that orbited the Moon from 2007 to the beginning of 2009. Included were imagers and altimeters/sounders, used to study the lunar surface in detail.


(spacecraft,JAXA,Moon,past,Japanese)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SELENE

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