SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1973

To Sample the Moon


Within the framework of engineering constraints and of scientific uncertainties, the Apollo project has proved a great scientific success. A brief history is presented of the lunar exploration as it evolved through the unmanned probes to Apollo 16.

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England, AW
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colo.
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Developed by Committee: E02
Pages: 3–15
DOI: 10.1520/STP34743S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4632-7
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0561-4