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Heat flow experimentThe heat flow experiment installed on the lunar surface during the Apollo 15 flight is described. Subjects discussed are: (1) the experiment concept and design, (2) the operations of the experiment, (3) the employment of the experiment on the lunar surface at Hadley Rille site, (4) subsurface lunar temperatures, and (5) extrapolation of sensor temperatures to equilibrium values. Graphs of the data obtained from the experiment are provided.
Document ID
19720015175
Document Type
Other
Authors
Langseth, M. G., Jr. (Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory Palisades, NY, United States)
Clark, S. P., Jr. (Yale Univ. Palisades, NY, United States)
Chute, J. L., Jr. (Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory Palisades, NY, United States)
Keihm, S. J. (Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory)
Wechsler, A. E. (Little (Arthur D.), Inc.)
Date Acquired
August 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1972
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Manned Spacecraft Center Apollo 15 Prelim. Sci. Rept.
Subject Category
SPACE SCIENCES
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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