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Apollo window meteoroid experimentThe Apollo window meteoroid experiment is described which uses the Apollo command module heat shield window surfaces to obtain information about the flux of meteoroids with masses of 10 to the minus 7th power g and less; to examine the residue and the morphology of the craters produced by these meteoroid; to obtain information regarding the dynamic and physical properties of the meteoroids; and to discover possible correlations with the lunar-rock-crater studies. Photographs are included.
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Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Cour-Palais, B. G.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Brown, M. L.
(Lockheed Electron. Corp. Houston, TX, United States)
Mckay, D. S.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1972
Publication Information
Publication: Apollo 16 Prelim. Sci. Rept.
Subject Category
Space Sciences
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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