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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 February 2019
Elements (2019) 15 (1): 15–20.
...Sean C. Solomon; Paul K. Byrne The planet Mercury is sufficiently close to the Sun to pose a major challenge to spacecraft exploration. The Mariner 10 spacecraft flew by Mercury three times in 1974–1975 but viewed less than half of the surface. With the three flybys of Mercury by the MESSENGER...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 April 2018
Elements (2018) 14 (2): 87–93.
.../Spacecraft Flyby Date Orbital Period (years) Comet Diameter (km) 1P/Halley Vega 1, Vega 2, Giotto 1986 75 11 26P/Grigg–Skjellerup Giotto 1992 5.3 2.6 * 19P/Borrelly Deep Space 1 2001 6.8 5 81P/Wild 2 Stardust 2004 6.4 4.5 9P/Tempel 1 Deep Impact 2005 5.5 6...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP426.3
EISBN: 9781862399587
... Abstract The Volcano Sensor Web (VSW) is a globe-spanning net of sensors and applications for detecting volcanic activity. Alerts from the VSW are used to trigger observations from space using the Earth Observing-1 ( EO-1 ) spacecraft. Onboard EO-1 is the Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment...
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Published: 01 August 2015
American Mineralogist (2015) 100 (8-9): 1708–1716.
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Published: 01 October 2014
American Mineralogist (2014) 99 (10): 1849–1859.
... abundant olivine and pyroxene, was recognized in visible to near-infrared (VNIR) reflectance spectra by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M 3 ) instrument on the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft at the Moscoviense basin. These outcrop-scale areas are inferred to contain 20–30% Mg-Al spinel. Possible explanations...
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Published: 01 August 2014
American Mineralogist (2014) 99 (8-9): 1570–1579.
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Published: 01 April 2014
American Mineralogist (2014) 99 (4): 786–792.
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2014
Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry (2014) 78 (1): 399–446.
...), or in the case of remote objects, earth-based and earth-orbiting telescopes. Point spectrometers and imaging spectrometers have been probing the surfaces of our solar system for decades. Spacecraft carrying imaging spectrometers are currently in orbit around Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, and Saturn, and systems...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 December 2011
DOI: 10.1130/2011.2483(05)