Tour of the Moon in 4K

Published on Apr 9, 2018
Take a virtual tour of the Moon in all-new 4K resolution, thanks to data provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. As the visualization moves around the near side, far side, north and south poles, we highlight interesting features, sites, and information gathered on the lunar terrain.
Music Provided By Killer Tracks: "Never Looking Back" - Frederick Wiedmann. "Flying over Turmoil" - Benjamin Krause & Scott Goodman.
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Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/David Ladd & Ernie Wright
Ernie Wright (USRA): Lead Visualizer - Scientific Visualization Studio
David Ladd (USRA): Lead Producer, Editor, Narrator
Noah Petro (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
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  • military base on the moon

  • [Insert conspiracy theorist comment here about the moon landing being filmed on a soundstage]

  • NASA bother to send an orbiter without a spy camera? Come on! They have spent millions but not a few more on a better camera?

  • Beautiful CGI.

  • '';;almost 50 years later, wd all the technology available today, NASA now relases 'new' videos of the moon landings, images, etc...'' kinda wonder....,,,🤣😅'''''


  • None of this is real footage just artist interpretation.

  • Thanks NASA....

  • NASA's CGI is improving well done......

  • Brilliant

  • lol the lander?? It's a blur! Why they park the rover so far away and walk to lander?

  • Wow! They've mapped every single grain of dust on the Moon! You people are funny...

  • That's Amazing!

  • Flat earthers, the only thing that is flat is your brainvawe this applies to the moon landing hoaxers, the only hoax that exist is your brain activity.

  • Deberían hacer este tipo de videos en más idiomas. Hey, gente de la NASA no todo el mundo habla inglés

  • Please, in Spanish too.

  • Very good.

  • This crater is 100 Million years old................NO ITS NOT! Go ahead, keep spewing that lie, Judgement Day is coming for all Atheistic Evolutionists.

  • the one thing I will agree with Donald Trump on is we need to have American dominance of space. at least until we form the federation.

  • how can the crater so big but so shallow? someone filled it up?

  • If CERN built an atom smasher on the moon, we'd be able to remote control earth's weather, wind & tidal system's

  • Why is the rover so far away from the lander base module?

  • Great video, but I could barely hear the voice over that loud music!

  • Did the music make anyone else want to play C&C

  • WOW.. impressive !!!!

  • Nice 3D renders. Congratulations!

  • Yet we still haven't returned to the Moon because...........Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece can't be bettered.

  • wow great!!!!! I can't see any.our country in my dream,but you are talking about moon!!!!

  • Awesome!!

  • Nasa have never been on the moon, the firmament makes do we can never leave inner orbit, learn from this, Nasa is a big fake

    • "the firmament makes do we can never leave inner orbit" I have no idea what this means.

    • Ok, so what about other space agencies? You know that NASA isn't only space agency?

  • Forbidden Jawbreaker

  • nice pictures HD :), however, the music is to loud i guess, hard to listen the narative

  • Here's a thought....when people thought the earth was flat, did they not think the moon was flat too? :)

  • Just confirms that WE didnt land on the moon.. They did

  • eddie bravo is gonna have a field day

  • ok, we need to get Democrats in office STAT! No reason. ABSILUTELY NO REASON WHATSOEVER! To defend NASA! We need to stop the republican wars, and use all of those wasted resources and money to invest HEAVILY in education, scientific research, and infrastructure.

  • It's not that we didnt land on the moon, it's when did we actually land on the moon? Show me Apollo 11 site.

  • American flag?

  • I was expecting a loopable video of the moon rotating... Oh well, nice video nonetheless!

  • But overly dramatic but still amazing

  • "created from data" in other words, an artists interpretation, not actual REAL footage. This is why more and more people are becoming fkat earthers because of the endless lies and fake images of nasa. I didnt even make it past the "interpretation" part. Either show me something real or get out of my face, nasa.

    • eddie williams Eddie, please. You're misunderstanding and misinterpreting the meaning of the word data perhaps through ignorance or perhaps intentionally but if you had any understanding of photography you'd know that even a box brownie was printing data to form an image.

    • Michael 마익흘 Aronson So you would prefer raw data from the orbiter instead of nice data visualization aka this video? I'm sure if you called NASA and asked they would give you the stream of ones and zeros... Using this logic one could say that every photo is fake cause is't only a interpretation of real photons. Lmao

    • "in other words, an artists interpretation" No, it's satellite data. Art isn't data.

    • So the data isn't real?

  • Fantastic resolution.

  • loved it so clear hope there more to come

  • CGI is taking over TV

  • Liar Nasa :D Noob Nasa Liar Nasa

  • Some good cgi

  • Who wrote this? Fact checked? I turned the sound off and watched... the narration was garbage.

  • What’s the name of a score (music)?

    • Music Provided By Killer Tracks: "Never Looking Back" - Frederick Wiedmann. "Flying over Turmoil" - Benjamin Krause & Scott Goodman.

  • I wanted to see some little green men😞😞

  • 4k CGI

  • Well done CG, bravo

  • I didn't see any whalers!

  • Looks like CGI if you ask me... "future expeditions to the moon"??? But they say the technology was lost and too complicated to get back there... where's the 'flag'?... the narrator states this is a "updated visualization" , what does this mean: "visualize |ˈvi zh (ə)wəˌlīz| verb [ trans. ] 1 form a mental image of; imagine"... So it IS CGI...

    • "Looks like CGI if you ask me." Nobody asked you. "they say the technology was lost and too complicated to get back there" Who said this? "the narrator states this is a "updated visualization" , what does this mean" It means that satellites have used 4K imagery to capture this data, whereas previous they had less powerful cameras.

  • A fabulous insight of a world yet to come of age.Thank you.

  • Lol 😂

  • This really nice and all, but tell us the people of Earth the real truth about the moon, NASA = Never a Straight Answer.

  • Stop lying NASA. Nothing but CGI. Waist of money. People are starving and homeless. You make me sick. Wake up from your science fiction people. Smh

    • Frank Bartolomucci people were starving long before NASA came along. Since when did it become their responsibility to stop world hunger. Your military gets 10 times the budget of NASA but killing pays better huh?

    • it's a composite of satellite images.

  • where is dark side ?

  • Why doesn't the moon spin like the planets? Always looks exactly the same. Because it's flat. Like a pancake. LOL

    • "Why doesn't the moon spin like the planets?" Because it's not a planet. "Always looks exactly the same" It looks the same from earth. This video showed other angles.

  • Thought the thumbnail was a giant Gobstopper.

  • Interesting video but I'm still not convinced about moon landing in this video because its based on images and you can edit any images.

    • 1. You have provided no reason as to why these images would have been edited. 2. You have provided no reason to question the veracity of this video. 3. Your opinion about the moon landing is absolutely worthless. Facts don't require your opinion.

  • Why its do fake? It Has to be

  • 4k but gives me 1080p option only.

  • woah, this computer generated imagery just destroyed the conspiracy nuts.

  • 637 downvotes = 637 Flat-Earthers

    • Now there's 690

    • Can't argue with that LOL! <3

    • Son Goku You don't exist, you are "CGI" 😂

    • Najeeb Sheikh or 637 none brainwashed, self thinking and logical people. Would probably be more legit

  • 100% Fake. The darkside of the moon is teaming with activity and is not shown in this video.

    • Jasminder Bangar I suspect it's your imagination that's teeming with activity.

    • How do you know it's "teaming with activity"?

  • Lovely video but for the amateurish use of music and sound effects to dramatize. It's dramatic enough!

  • I love Science

  • Whats the name of the first song

  • "a virtual tour of the Moon in all-new 4K resolution" Virtual, let that please sink in.

  • How can someone dislike such a wonderful video ?

    • All the flat-earthers and various other conspiracy theorists!

  • Wonderful!

  • Love the zoom-in on the Apollo 17 site. Really gives a sense of how enormous the Moon is.

  • Wow, really incredible footage and rendering of data from multiple missions. So much more to learn about our nearest neighbor. Thank you NASA for all you do!

  • Wow

  • Cheating People is NASA's major purpose ~~~

  • Tem alguma versão em Português?

  • Why doesn't the Moon rotate? 🤔

    • "Not one theory is rock solid" What does this mean? What is required for a theory to become "rock solid"?

    • Michael 마익흘 Aronson : there are too many theories as to why they rotate and not one theory is rock solid. So i guess no one really knows.

    • Yes I know they rotate. I asked you WHY they rotate.

    • Michael 마익흘 Aronson: all planets naturally rotate but the moon does not. So does that mean the moon is unnatural? Maybe.

    • Why do the other planets rotate?

  • Nasa rocking with the dramatic BG-music.

  • Can you all tell the real shape of earth?

  • So Nasa shows you zooming into a creater with 4k then a blurry shot of moon landing

    • Yes, because the 4K cameras allow it to zoom that far, just like if you used a 4K camera to take a photo of the moon from your house, you couldn't zoom all the way in clearly.

  • 3:05 I see an eye.

  • So cool to see the Apollo 17 lander!

  • Imagine one of this craters here on earth, it would be mind-blowing to see one of those huge craters with own eyes.

  • Ssssssssoooooooohhhhhhhh! who says we did not go to the MOON? Is this a fake too? Gpx

  • anyone knows the name of the amazing track on this video?

  • Great video, but, what if they are not all impact craters? They are so round that if they are impact sites, ALL the objects that impacted had to be on a 90º impact angle.......what a huge coincidence.

  • I've been MOONED !!

  • NASA 😀 More cgi

  • Free air gravity. Interesting. Can you tell me what free mason invented it

  • First scene. “Collected” from “data”. Like everything else this is cgi.

    • Marty Mcfly This is a composite photo, the first ever pictures of earth taken from space. Taken in 1947. 40 years before Photoshop and CGI. Does it look flat to you? Why do you need a complete shot of the earth to tell if it's a globe? Pretty obvious from this 'composite' that it's not flat don't you think. Or how about the famous Blue Marble. No composite and no CGI. Your obtuse refusal to believe isn't based on evidence, it is sadly based on confirmation bias.

    • Have you ever taken a panorama photo with your phone? That is a composite image.

    • "You can not see the full earth from a satellite" Of course you can. Why wouldn't you? "There are no real photos of the full earth" Of course there are. Do you understand what a composite image means?

    • Michael 마익흘 Aronson ah, busted. Its the satellites that do the composite shots remember. They orbit the earth. You can not see the full earth from a satellite. There are no real photos of the full earth. Cgi. Maybe you need to look at every blue marble shot of the earth. Its laughable. The earth is a plane. I create cgi photos all day. You should get a copy of effects lab pro. I make better images than nasa.

    • "Why cant the just put a camera on the moon" What would be the benefit? They have cameras on satellites. The satellites can take photos of the earth *and* the moon. "Common sense. Nasa is one big conspiracy" This isn't common sense. This is your unsubstantiated belief.

  • Whay areu mot going nasa in moon

  • Hii sweet channel ☺ Keep it up!

  • Better a lover of NASA than one who thinks from under a Tinfoil hat....

  • Earth is not flat..!!

  • hahahahahahaha ........... MOON ITS SHIP.

  • Laugh all you like at the Flat Earthers, but don't forget we've got 1000s of believers all over the globe🙄

  • Why can't we see the flag? Did it fly away?

  • 66666666666

  • is life even real because those graphics