In the video, a narrator highlights key features including craters, astronaut trails, and the mysterious far side of the moon.
"Altough the moon has remained largely unchanged during human history, our understanding of it and how it has evolved over time has evolved dramatically," the video's info section states. "Thanks to new measurements, we have new and unprecedented views of its surface, along with new insight into how it and other rocky planets in our solar system came to look the way they do."
Back in February, NASA's twin Grail probes used a camera, called MoonKam, took the world's first-ever video footage of the far side of the moon. The video was taken primarily as an educational project for middle schoolers, but reveals ground breaking images of the rugged terrain.
CORRECTION: a previous version of this article incorrectly referred to the far side of the moon as the dark side of the moon, and stated the moon was a "planet."
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