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Title:
Taking science to the moon : lunar experiments and the Apollo Program
Author:
Beattie, Donald A.
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Publication Information:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
xv, 301 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
From the jungle to Washington -- Early theories and questions about the Moon -- What do we do after Apollo? -- The United States Geological Survey joins our team -- Science payloads for Apollo: the struggle begins -- Developing the geological equipment, related experiments, and sampling protocols -- The Apollo lunar surface experiments package and associated experiments -- Walk, fly, or drive? -- Astronaut training and mission simulation -- Studying the Moon from orbit -- On to the Moon: science becomes the focus -- The "J" missions: we almost achieve our early dreams -- The legacy of Apollo.
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ISBN:
9780801865992
Format :
Book