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08/08/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

PHOTOS: Lunar Orbiter Releases First Photos Of Moon

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which launched on June 18, just released its first images of the moon's pockmarked terrain.

The Orbiter consists of two narrow angle camera heads and a wide angle camera and will help NASA take photos and collect data for future missions.

Photos: First Pictures From Lunar Orbiter Released