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Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 1

United States Geological Survey

Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 1

Part of Maskelyne da Region Southeastern Mare Tranquillitatis.

by United States Geological Survey

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesUS Geological Survey Geologic Atlas of the Moon -- 617
ContributionsWilhelms, D.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21718195M

The boulders probably rolled from the upper part of the massif after emplacement of the light mantle. Another type of deposit associated with the maria, although it also covers the highland areas, are the "dark mantle" deposits. According to Davies and Colvin, the precise coordinates at which the Lunar Module landed are: 0. The impact process excavates high albedo materials that initially gives the crater, ejecta, and ray system a bright appearance. Although the mission landed on Mare Tranquillitatisa few millimetric fragments of rocks coming from the highlands were picked up. The decision was announced in a press conference on April 14,

Apollo 16 landed in a highlands region just north of the crater Descartes. Much of the ejecta blanket from the Imbrium impact is covered with debris from younger impacts and material churned up by possible moonquakes. The regolith is predominantly composed of materials found in the region, but also contains traces of materials ejected by distant impact craters. This is only the third serious attempt at creating a geologic map of the moon. Another type of deposit associated with the maria, although it also covers the highland areas, are the "dark mantle" deposits.

Ray materials from this crater were collected at several locations in the landing site area. Research Danny Caes. The crater is located between Stubby and Trap. Eagle was traveling too fast. To relate the orbital photos to a location as seen from Earth, see Dan Durda's nicely arranged Exploring the Apollo Landing Sites zoom-in sequence click on "Apollo 11". The map and the sleeve are in excellent condition.


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Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 1 by United States Geological Survey Download PDF Ebook

Structurally, they are composed of two normal faultswith a down-dropped block between them. A landing site near the freshly formed Cone crater was chosen, as this crater served as a 'natural drill hole' to allow the astronauts to obtain Imbrium ejecta, the primary objective of the mission.

Analysis of Apollo 14 samples suggests that there are five major geologic constituents present in the immediate landing area: regolith brecciasfragmental breccias, igneous lithologiesgranulitic lithologies, Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 1 book impact - melt lithologies.

I sell on Ebay as rockwiler with perfect feedback. Scientific value was not a consideration. Shepard, Jr. Eagle was traveling too fast.

The Surveyor 1 spacecraft landed on the lunar surface on 2 June at UT. The atoms that compose the solar wind — mostly heliumneoncarbon and nitrogen — hit the lunar surface and insert themselves into the mineral grains. This publication contains an extensive treatment of the traverse geology and samples, as well as a geologic synthesis.

Some small indentations probably show how the prints were positioned in viewing devices like the extremely precise optical comparator, which helped human eyes interpret the length of shadows inside craters for the first time.

The landing site was at 3. In MayApollo 10's lunar module flew to within 15 kilometers 9. Aldrin Jr. Finally, this data would be transformed into the precisely printed maps and charts that would help lunar lander pilots to, among other things, second-guess in real time the navigation decisions made by computers of the late s and early s.

The countdown became automated at three minutes and twenty seconds before launch time. The software's action, in this case, was to eliminate lower priority tasks and re-establish the more important ones.

As these boulders increase in size and number closer to Cone crater, it is believed that they originate from the greatest depth of excavation of Cone crater.

Geologic setting of Boulder 1, Station 2, Apollo 17 landing site

Another impact basin related unit is the Nectarian unit, defined around the Nectarian Basin. Please allow additional time if international delivery is subject to customs processing.

At the bottom of the lunar stratigraphical sequence the pre-Nectarian unit of old crater plains can be found. A very nice map with the landing site Tranquility Base clearly marked on it along with the landing date. Actually, the computer was programmed to do more than recognize error conditions.

Young - - Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 1 book ninth astronaut to have walked on the moon Apollo 16, If the computer hadn't recognized this problem and taken recovery action, I doubt if Apollo 11 would have been the successful Moon landing it was. Below it can be found craters without the ray system, but with rather well developed impact crater morphology.

Finally there is a hydrodynamic rebound of the floor that can create a central peak. The large Flamsteed crater is up and right from Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 1 book center of the map. There, Apollo 14 had the objective of sampling ejecta from the Imbrium impact to gain insight into the Moon's geologic history.Nov 18,  · Click for full image.

Planetary scientists today released the first global geologic map of the Saturn moon Titan. The image on the right is a reduced version of the full image.

In the annotated figure, the map is labeled with several of the named surface features. The geology of the Moon (sometimes called selenology, although the latter term can refer more generally to "lunar science") is quite different from that of 42comusa.com Moon lacks a significant atmosphere, which eliminates erosion due to weather; it does not have any known form of plate tectonics, it has a lower gravity, and because of its small size, it cooled more rapidly.

The first geology map is at a scale ofand the second geology map is at , the latter of which was the scale essential to selecting the landing site. (As described below, the Apollo 11 astronauts landed long of their intended site, so a strip of newly mapped geology is evident in the version of thescale map.).New Apollo 17 Pdf Site Map () The DTM, pdf orthomosaic, and the feature positions determined in this study were combined to create a new map of the Apollo 17 landing site (Figure 27).

Its map‐sheet designation is L15K /East 42comusa.com: Isabel Haase, Marita Wählisch, Philipp Gläser, Jürgen Oberst, Jürgen Oberst, Mark S. Robinson.Apollo 11 was the download pdf that first landed humans on the 42comusa.comder Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin formed the American crew that landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20,at 42comusa.comong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours and 39 minutes later on July 21 at UTC; Aldrin joined him 19 minutes 42comusa.comn type: Crewed lunar landing (G).Selection of the Apollo 15 landing site.

Workshop on ebook Geology and Petrology of ebook Apollo 15 Landing Site. A Lunar and Planetary Institute Workshop held November, at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, in Houston, Texas. Edited by Paul D. Spudis and Graham Ryder. LPI Technical Reportp