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Space Applications of Mass SpectrometryMass spectrometers have been involved in essentially all aspects of space exploration. This chapter outlines some of these many uses. Mass spectrometers have not only helped to expand our knowledge and understanding of the world and solar system around us, they have helped to put man safely in space and expand our frontier. Mass spectrometry continues to prove to be a very reliable, robust, and flexible analytical instrument, ensuring that its use will continue to help aid our investigation of the universe and this small planet that we call home.
Document ID
20100039433
Document Type
Book Chapter
Authors
Hoffman, John H. (Texas Univ. at Dallas Richardson, TX, United States)
Griffin, Timothy P. (NASA Kennedy Space Center Cocoa Beach, FL, United States)
Limero, Thomas (Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering Group Houston, TX, United States)
Arkin, C. Richard (ASRC Aerospace Corp. Cocoa Beach, FL, United States)
Date Acquired
August 25, 2013
Publication Date
February 1, 2010
Subject Category
Instrumentation and Photography
Report/Patent Number
KSC-2010-039
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS10-03006
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.

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