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Accession Number N20130009174
Title Geologic Traverse Planning for Apollo Missions.
Publication Date Jan 2012
Media Count 9p
Personal Author G. Lofgren
Abstract The science on Apollo missions was overseen by the Science Working Panel (SWP), but done by multiple PIs. There were two types of science, packages like the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiment Package (ALSEP) and traverse science. Traverses were designed on Earth for the astronauts to execute. These were under direction of the Lunar Surface PI, but the agreed traverse was a cooperation between the PI and SWP. The landing sites were selected by a different designated committee, not the SWP, and were based on science and safety.
Keywords Apollo lunar surface experiments pa
Apollo spacecraft
Flight operations
Geological surveys
Geology
Life support systems
Lunar exploration
Lunar surface
Real time operation
Routes
Safety


 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 54A - Astrogeology
84B - Extraterrestial Exploration
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
Document Type Conference proceedings
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1319
Contract Number N/A

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