One of a series of research memoranda dealing with a possible rocket to the moon. The present study discusses the problem of landing an instrument package on the moon. The probable nature of the moon's surface is considered as a limiting factor on the velocity of impact, the angle of infall, and the construction of the rocket carrying the instrument package.
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