Low energy neutral atom imaging on the Moon with the SARA instrument aboard Chandrayaan-1 mission

@article{Bhardwaj2005LowEN,
  title={Low energy neutral atom imaging on the Moon with the SARA instrument aboard Chandrayaan-1 mission},
  author={Anil Bhardwaj and Stanislav Barabash and Yoshifumi Futaana Futaana and Yoichi Kazama and Kazushi Asamura and David H. McCann and R. Sridharan and Mats Holmstrom and Peter Wurz and Rickard N. Lundin},
  journal={Journal of Earth System Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={114},
  pages={749-760}
}
This paper reports on the Sub-keV Atom Reflecting Analyzer (SARA) experiment that will be flown on the first Indian lunar mission Chandrayaan-1. The SARA is a low energy neutral atom (LENA) imaging mass spectrometer, which will perform remote sensing of the lunar surface via detection of neutral atoms in the energy range from 10 eV to 3 keV from a 100km polar orbit. In this report we present the basic design of the SARA experiment and discuss various scientific issues that will be addressed… 
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