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A brief introduction to the Surface Electrical Properties experiment

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dc.contributor.author Simmons, Gene, 1929-
dc.coverage.spatial Moon
dc.date.accessioned 2015-09-09T22:30:54Z
dc.date.available 2015-09-09T22:30:54Z
dc.date.issued 1972
dc.identifier.other 31111000673606
dc.identifier.other (OCoLC)936770423
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11753/635
dc.description.abstract One of the experiments to be done on the Moon by the Apollo 17 astronauts uses radio waves to "see" down into the Moon, possibly as far as a few kilometers. We will look for layering in the Moon's rocks and soils. We will look for large boulders that are completely buried and so hidden entirely from the astronauts' eyes and also from telescopes. We will even look for water although we do not really expect to find any subsurface water. And finally, we will measure the electrical properties of the Moon. We expect to study a large portion of the landing site. Our experiment will be carried on each traverse made during the second and third EVAs (Extra Vehicular Activity).
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Gene Simmons ... [et al.].
dc.description.tableofcontents Introduction -- The technique -- The equipment -- Equipment description -- Data interpretation -- Glacier tests -- Our hopes
dc.format.extent 28 pages
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology
dc.source.uri https://www.lpi.usra.edu/lunar/ALSEP/pdf/31111000673606.pdf
dc.subject.lcc QB591
dc.subject.lcsh Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package
dc.subject.lcsh Moon--Electric properties
dc.subject.lcsh Surface Electrical Properties Experiment
dc.subject.other Apollo 17
dc.title A brief introduction to the Surface Electrical Properties experiment
dc.title.alternative Introduction to SEP Surface Electrical Properties experiment Apollo XVII


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