After Hours

Gallery: NASA takes a new, closer look at the moon

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera revealed  nearly 5.7 million square kilometers of the moon's surface.

In the photo above, this crater which is located in Mare Humorum contains relatively few boulders. This means that the impact area is probably made of regolith and fragmented the underlying mare basalt into large boulders.

Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University