NASA baffled by double crater mystery crash on the Moon


So far, no one on Earth has claimed responsibility for the mystery rocket that crashed on the moon. The NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) shared the first images of the crash site on June 24th. And the photos reveal a double-crater mystery that can’t be explained by current Earth science. 

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NASA scientists had been tracking the unidentified spacecraft since January when they noticed it was on a collision course with the Moon. It finally hit on March 4. And crashed near the Hertzsprung crater on the far side of the Moon. 

According to 2016 Arizona State University astronomy data, the mystery rocket joins at least 47 NASA rocket bodies that left “spacecraft impacts” on the moon.

The much-studied and photographed images are different from those released on June 24th. 

Four large moon craters attributed to The Apollo 13, 14, 15, and 17 missions left 4 large moon craters. According to NASA, they are all much larger than each of the craters shown in the latest images.  And the double-crater width combined is about the size of one Apollo crater.

Double-crater mystery 

According to a NASA statement. “No other rocket body impacts on the Moon created double craters.”