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Protecting the Lunar Heritage Sites from the Effects of Visiting SpacecraftThe Problem: Rocket exhaust blows soil and rocks over vast distances at velocities upwards of 1 to 3 km/s, and this will be highly abrasive and damaging if it impacts the valuable lunar heritage sites.
Document ID
Acquisition Source
Kennedy Space Center
Document Type
Metzger, Philip
(NASA Kennedy Space Center Cocoa Beach, FL, United States)
Lane, John E.
(Enterprise Advisory Services, Inc. Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 25, 2013
Publication Date
April 15, 2012
Subject Category
Lunar And Planetary Science And Exploration
Report/Patent Number
Meeting Information
Meeting: Earth and Space 2012
Location: Pasadena, CA
Country: United States
Start Date: April 15, 2012
End Date: April 18, 2012
Sponsors: American Society of Civil Engineers
Distribution Limits
Public Use Permitted.
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