While millions dream of traveling to the Moon, only 12 humans have actually walked on it. For now, the next best thing is NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) and the incredibly high-resolution images it transmits back to Earth. The images are fascinating for fans of exploration and photography alike.

Select images from the LROC will be featured in an exhibition organized by Whitewall — the German-based online photo lab that produced these images — and Professor Mark Robinson, who teaches at Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration and is the Principal Investigator for the imaging system on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

The collection of images, some of which have never been printed before, conveys the beauty and grandeur of the lunar landscape, highlights ongoing science discoveries and gives a sense of the history of lunar exploration. The prints are all original photo prints under acrylic glass, which offers incredible sharpness, brilliant color and can be produced in formats of up to 114 by 71 inches.

It is our hope that many visitors will walk away feeling that the Moon is a place of beauty, grandeur, and scientific wonder, and will want to learn more.

Artist Bios

  • Mark Robinson

    Mark Robinson is a Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. He was a member of the science teams for the NASA Clementine, Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous, and MESSENGER missions. His research interests are currently focused on the origin and evolution of planetary crusts, including volcanism, tectonism, and regolith development. Investigations are approached using a variety of remote sensing techniques — multispectral imaging, spectroscopy, stereo analysis, and geomorphology — utilizing datasets from Apollo, Lunar Orbiter, Clementine, Galileo, NEAR, Lunar Prospector, Mars Global Surveyor, and Mars Odyssey. He is currently working on the Mars 2020 Rover and is the Principal Investigator of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC).

    As the Principal Investigator, Robinson leads science analysis of ultra-high resolution imaging (50 cm/pixel) and the first ever global high resolution UV through Visible multispectral mapping of the Moon (315 nm to 680 nm). The LROC imaging systems provide opportunities to map compositional variations of the lunar crust and reveal details of how airless body regoliths (soils) are formed and evolve with time — key knowledge for planning and executing future lunar exploration endeavors.


  • WhiteWall


    WhiteWall is a brand owned by Berlin-based Avenso GmbH, which has operated the photo lab and online service since 2007. WhiteWall allows professional photographers and amateurs to upload, print, mount and frame their images in gallery quality, using award-winning acrylic glass, metal and aluminum prints, and hand-crafted solid wood frames. All products are available in large, custom sizes, 24/7 on All orders are printed in our professional lab in Frechen, just outside of Cologne, Germany, and shipped worldwide in custom cut packaging for maximum protection.

    Your photography deserves only the best, which is why we combine state-of-the-art technologies with traditional printing methods. Whitewall’s award-winning gallery quality is based on top-grade carrier materials, exquisite laminations and our in-house frame manufacture. Since our founding, we have been driven by a passion for photography and premium quality, making us six-time winnesr of the international TIPA Awards “Best Photo Lab Worldwide.” We manufacture to standards recognized in the art market worldwide and offer our customers the best advice – both online and in our WhiteWall stores around the world. Together with our customers, we turn every photograph into an artwork.

  • The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University

    The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University

    The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University, established in 2006, is a ground-breaking educational initiative to combine science and engineering research to achieve a better understanding of the universe and, especially, our home world.

Barnstorming the Moon

 archive : 2016

Featuring: Mark Robinson

Presented by: WhiteWall, The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University
  • WhiteWall
  • The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University

Supported by:

  • United Photo Industries (UPI)


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