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Apollo Surface Missions and the Lunar Receiving Laboratory Program

  • I. Adler
  • J. I. Trombka
Part of the Physics and Chemistry in Space book series (SPACE)

Abstract

Among the most intriguing chemical studies by far are those being performed presently on the returned lunar samples. An extraordinary amount of effort and planning has gone into the preparation of a program for dealing with these samples; the return of which constitutes one of the most significant scientific events in the program of space exploration.

Keywords

Solar Wind Landing Site Lunar Surface Lunar Sample Lunar Rock 
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References

  1. McLane, J. C. jr.: Collecting and Processing Samples of the Moon, Astronautics and Aeronautics, 34-47, May, 1967.Google Scholar
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Adler
    • 1
  • J. I. Trombka
    • 1
  1. 1.National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbeltUSA

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