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Lunar Science: A Post - Apollo View: Scientific Results and Insights from The Lunar Samples

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Lunar Science: A Post - Apollo View: Scientific Results and Insights from The Lunar Samples by Stuart Ross Taylor

Lunar Science: A Post-Apollo View: Scientific Results and Insights from the Lunar Samples explains the scientific results and discoveries of the manned Apollo lunar missions as they are understood. The emphasis is less on sample description and data and more on the interpretative aspects of the study, with the aim of providing a coherent story of the evolution of the moon and its origin as revealed by the lunar samples and the Apollo missions.
This text has seven chapters; the first of which provides a historical background of efforts to study the moon prior to the Apollo missions, including lunar photogeologic mapping and direct exploration by spacecraft. Attention then turns to the Apollo missions and the lunar samples collected, beginning with Apollo 11 that landed on the moon on July 20, 1969 and followed by more missions. The next chapter describes the geology of the moon, with emphasis on craters, central peaks and peak rings, the large ringed basins, rilles, and maria lava flows. The reader is also introduced to the nature of the lunar surface material, the maria basalts, the highlands, and the moon's interior. This book concludes with a discussion on the evidence that has been gathered by the Apollo missions that offers insights into the origin and evolution of the moon. An epilogue reflects on the usefulness of manned space flight.
This book will appeal to lunar scientists as well as to those with an interest in astronomy and space exploration.

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Pages: 392
Size: 40.2 MB
Publisher: Pergamon
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 9781483136905 (DRM-PDF)

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