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Earth-Approaching Asteroids as Targets for ExplorationA mission strategy focused on the earth approaching asteroids is presented. The opportunities for sample return and manned visits favor the closer Apollos and Amors over the main belt objects.
Document ID
19780021079
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Shoemaker, E. M. (California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Helin, E. F. (California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 9, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1978
Publication Information
Publication: NASA, Washington Asteroids
Subject Category
LUNAR AND PLANETARY EXPLORATION
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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