The photo was captured by one of
The agency said the frog is real and was captured in a single frame.
"The condition of the frog, however, is uncertain," the agency wrote in a caption accompanying the posting of the picture on the Internet.
LADEE is a robotic research mission that will orbit the moon to gather detailed information about the structure and composition of the thin lunar atmosphere and determine whether dust is being lofted into the lunar sky.
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