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Preliminary Results of the NEAR Gamma-Ray SpectrometerThe Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) spacecraft was put into a 35 km orbit on December 13, 2000. This is first opportunity for the Gamma-ray Spectrometer to collect good geochemical data from Eros. Preliminary measurements for a number of key elements are in good agreement with predictions. Additional information is contained in the original extended abstract.
Document ID
Document Type
Conference Paper
Evans, L. G.
(Computer Sciences Corp. Laurel, MD United States)
Trombka, J. I.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD United States)
Starr, R. D.
(Catholic Univ. of America Washington, DC United States)
Boynton, W. V.
(Arizona Univ. Tucson, AZ United States)
Bruekner, J.
(Max-Planck-Inst. fuer Chemie Mainz, Germany)
Reedy, R. C.
(Los Alamos National Lab. NM United States)
Date Acquired
August 20, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2001
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXII
Subject Category
Lunar And Planetary Science And Exploration
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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