New Views from the Moon is a book that was eagerly awaited by lunar geoscientists and has appeared at a critical time in lunar science. After a flurry of excited activity following the US Apollo and Russian Luna sample return missions in the 1960s and 1970s, there was a period of relative quiescence in lunar science during the 1990s. However, during this time, some important new datasets became available from the Clementine and Lunar Prospector orbital missions. Also, over the last 15 years we have discovered that some meteorites originated on the Moon, and these can provide us with new...

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