Observations of the Moon from the Moon's Surface

by William W. Kellogg

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An attempt to examine various observations which could be made from the moon by an unmanned instrument carrier system capable of landing a payload on the moon and of telemetering information back to the earth. Some of the observations discussed are measurements of the lunar atmosphere and magnetic field, and seismic exploration. In addition, the creation of a visible flash on the moon with an atomic explosion is discussed.

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