Accession Number N20120012902
Title ArcGIS Digitization of Apollo Surface Traverses.
Publication Date Mar 2012
Media Count 2p
Personal Author F. Lam J. E. Bleacher L. R. Gladdis N. E. Petro S. C. Mest W. B. Garry
Abstract The Apollo surface activities were documented in extraordinary detail, with every action performed by the astronauts while on the surface recorded either in photo, audio, film, or by written testimony (1). The samples and in situ measurements the astronauts collected while on the lunar surface have shaped our understanding of the geologic history of the Moon, and the earliest history and evolution of the inner Solar System. As part of an ongoing LASERfunded effort, we are digitizing and georeferencing data from astronaut traverses and spatially associating them to available, co-registered remote sensing data. Here we introduce the products produced so far for Apollo 15, 16, and 17 missions.
Keywords Apollo 15 flight
Apollo 16 flight
Apollo 17 flight
Digital techniques
Extravehicular activity
In situ measurement
Lunar reconnaissance orbiter
Lunar surface
Remote sensing
Topography

 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 54 - Astronomy & Astrophysics
84B - Extraterrestial Exploration
Corporate Author Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD.
Document Type Conference proceedings
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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