PSJC #177 November 21 2014

The Mystery of the Surveyor III Dust Deposits

Philip Metzger

There will be a discussion of various lunar dust questions, such as: How did the spacecraft get covered in dust in such a short time on the Moon? What are the primary dust transport mechanisms in the lunar environment? What about transport induced by the spacecraft itself? What does the varying mineralogy of the dust on different sides of the spacecraft tell us?

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