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Impact experiments related to the evolution of planetary regoliths
— Impact-induced comminution of planetary surfaces is pervasive throughout the solar system and occurs on submillimeter to global scales, resulting in comminution products that range fromExpand
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Nanosims studies of dust projectile shots into Stardust-type aerogel and aluminum foils
ALUMINUM FOILS. P. Hoppe, P. Heck, F. Hörz, J. Huth, K. K. Marhas, K. Messenger, C. Snead, and A. Westphal, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry, Particle Chemistry Department, P.O. Box 3060, 55020Expand
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STARDUST's Comet Wild 2 and Contemporary Interstellar Stream Sample Status
Introduction: STARDUST, NASA’s 4 Discovery Mission, has the primary objective of collecting and returning to Earth coma samples from 81P/Wild 2 and the secondary objective of collecting dust samplesExpand
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FINDING INTERSTELLAR PARTICLE IMPACTS ON STARDUST ALUMINIUM FOILS: THE SAFE HANDLING, IMAGING AND ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES CONTAINING FEMTOGRAM RESIDUES.
HANDLING, IMAGING AND ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES CONTAINING FEMTOGRAM RESIDUES. A. T. Kearsley, A. J. Westphal, F. J. Stadermann, S. P. Armes, A. D. Ball, J. Borg, J. C. Bridges, D. E. Brownlee, M. J.Expand
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The Rochechouart 2017-Cores Rescaled: Major Features
HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of scientific research documents, whether they are published or not. The documents may come from teaching andExpand
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The Survival of Meteorite Organic Compounds with Increasing Impact Pressure
The majority of carbonaceous meteorites studied today are thought to originate in the asteroid belt. Impacts among asteroidal objects generate heat and pressure that may have altered or destroyedExpand
The Traverse Planning Process for the Drats 2010 Analog Field Simulations
Traverse planning concentrates on optimizing the science return within the overall objectives of planetary surface missions or their analog field simulations. Such simulations were conducted in theExpand
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Comet Samples Returned by the Stardust Mission
On January 2, 2004 Stardust passed 234 km from the surface of comet Wild 2 and captured thousands of particles in its 1000 cm of silica aerogel collection tiles. The samples returned to Earth onExpand
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Multiple Approaches to Down Sizing of the Lunar Sample Return Collection
Future Lunar missions are planned for at least 7 days, significantly longer than the 3 days of the later Apollo missions. The last of those missions, A-17, returned 111 kg of samples plus another 20Expand