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Astronomical activities of the Apollo orbital science photographic teamA partial accounting of Apollo Orbital Science Photographic Team (APST) work is presented as reported by one of its members who provided scientific recommendations for, guidance in, and reviews of photography in astronomy. Background on the formation of the team and its functions and management are discussed. It is concluded that the APST clearly performed the overall objective for which it was established - to improve the scientific value of the Apollo lunar missions. Specific reasons for this success are given.
Document ID
19740012358
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Authors
Mercer, R. D. (Dudley Observatory Albany, NY, United States)
Date Acquired
September 3, 2013
Publication Date
January 31, 1974
Subject Category
SPACE SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CR-137376
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NGR-33-011-031
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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