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Cold cathode gage experiment (lunar-atmosphere detector)A preliminary evaluation of the cold cathode gage experiment which was included in the ALSEP to determine the amount of gas present on the lunar surface is reported. The instrument, electronic circuitry, and deployment are described. The preliminary results are summarized and include temperature history, and variations in gas concentration detected after deployment.
Document ID
19720015177
Document Type
Other
Authors
Johnson, F. S. (Texas Univ. Dallas, United States)
Evans, D. E. (Texas Univ. Dallas, United States)
Carroll, J. M. (NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1972
Publication Information
Publication: 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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