Check out the clearest photos yet of humanity's tracks on the moon

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has just beamed down some of the best, sharpest images yet of the landing sites of Apollo 12, 14 and 17, showing where humans have walked and driven on the lunar surface.

The extra-crisp pictures come thanks to "The new low-altitude Narrow Angle Camera," which is able to capture details as fine as lines of footprints where astronauts went to and fro, doing whatever astronauts do once they make it to the moon. (Run around aimlessly, I assume.)

In any case, up top is the Apollo 12 landing site, and down below (click the image to enlarge) you can see NASA's snaps of the Apollo 17 landing site. NASA has tons more where that came from on its website.


(Still believe the moon landing is a hoax? This is all of the proof that I need. -Ed)

NASA via io9

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