The Clementine Mission to the Moon: Scientific Overview

  title={The Clementine Mission to the Moon: Scientific Overview},
  author={S. Nozette and P. Rustan and L. P. Pleasance and J. F. Kordas and I. Lewis and H. S. Park and R. Priest and D. M. Horan and P. Regeon and C. Lichtenberg and E. Shoemaker and E. Eliason and A. Mcewen and M. Robinson and P. Spudis and C. Acton and B. Buratti and T. Duxbury and D. Baker and B. Jakosky and J. E. Blamont and M. Corson and J. Resnick and C. Rollins and M. Davies and P. Lucey and E. Malaret and M. Massie and C. Pieters and R. Reisse and R. Simpson and D. Smith and T. Sorenson and R. W. Breugge and M. Zuber},
  pages={1835 - 1839}
  • S. Nozette, P. Rustan, +32 authors M. Zuber
  • Published 1994
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
  • In the course of 71 days in lunar orbit, from 19 February to 3 May 1994, the Clementine spacecraft acquired just under two million digital images of the moon at visible and infrared wavelengths. These data are enabling the global mapping of the rock types of the lunar crust and the first detailed investigation of the geology of the lunar polar regions and the lunar far side. In addition, laser-ranging measurements provided the first view of the global topographic figure of the moon. The… CONTINUE READING

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