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[i]They ended up about 30 meters shy of peering into Cone crater itself, surely a disappointment at the time, but absolutely no reflection on the success of the traverse and the scientific results gleaned after the mission.
The LRO camera imagery clearly shows that that the astronauts just barely missed the rim of Cone crater by less than 100 feet.
"The fact that they did not look into the crater or return a photo of the inside of the crater in no way affected the science return of the mission," Robinson told this Coalition reporter. "Those guys did a really great job up there! I'd like to see the armchair critics out there do any better."[/i]
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