Surveyor V: Television Pictures

  title={Surveyor V: Television Pictures},
  author={E. Shoemaker and R. M. Batson and H. E. Holt and E. C. Morris and J. Rennilson and E. A. Whitaker},
  pages={642 - 652}
  • E. Shoemaker, R. M. Batson, +3 authors E. A. Whitaker
  • Published 1967
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Surveyor V landed in a small crater, 8.5 meters wide and 12.5 meters long, which was probably formed by drainage of surficial fragmental debris into a subsurface fissure. The lunar surface debris layer is exposed in the walls of this crater. At depths below about 10 centimeters, the debris appears to be composed mainly of shock-compressed aggregates, ranging from a few millimeters up to 3 centimeters in diameter, set in a matrix of less-coherent finer particles. Rocky chips and fragments larger… CONTINUE READING

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    Geological Survey Miscellaneous Geological Investigation Map I-510. (Government Printing Office
    • 1967
    Hantdbook of Phi 1ical C'onstastts (Geological
    • 1966
    Mission Report, Technical Report No. 32-1023, Part 2 (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
    • 1967
    Ranger VIII and IX, Experimenters' Analyses and Interpretations
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        The television camera on Surveyor V spacecraft is similar to the cameras flown on Surveyor spacecraft I and III. For a brief description of the cameras see references 3 and 4
          personal communication based on observations of missile impact craters at the White Sands Missile Range