The lunar environment

  • Haym Benaroya
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


A primary source for the physical and chemical properties of the Moon and its environment was written and edited by Heiken et al. [1]. The lunar physical environment is dramatically different than that of the Earth [2, 3]. Human health risks are continually studied and updated with new data [4]. A summary of lunar physical parameters is presented in Table 3.1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haym Benaroya
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  1. 1.Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace EngineeringRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

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