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Scientific Exploration of the Moon

Earth And Planetary Sciences 568 - Fall 2020

History of scientific exploration of the Moon, focusing on science experiments and results: photogeology, mineralogy and lithology of Apollo samples, surface and orbital geophysics, petrology and origin of basalts and crustal rock suites, impact craters and basins, and selected results from recent missions. Synthesis of results, geologic history of the Moon, volatiles and other potential resources, and implications for planetary and solar system history.
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Scientific Exploration of the Moon
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