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Observations of Past Lunar Landing Sites by the D-CIXS X-Ray Spectrometer on SMART-1

Grande, M.; Kellett, B. J.; Howe, C.; Perry, C. H.; Swinyard, B.; Dunkin, S.; Huovelin, J.; Alha, L.; D'Uston, L. C.; Maurice, S.; Gasnault, O.; Barabash, S.; Joy, K. H.; Crawford, I. A.; Lawrence, D.; Fernandes, V.; Casanova, I.; Wieczorek, M.; Thomas, N.; Mall, U.; Foing, B.; Hughes, D.; Alleyne, H.; Russell, S.; Grady, M.; Lundin, R.; Baker, D.; Murray, C. D.; Guest, J. and Christou, A. (2007). Observations of Past Lunar Landing Sites by the D-CIXS X-Ray Spectrometer on SMART-1. In: 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12-16 March 2007, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

D-CIXS initial observations show a first unambiguous remote sensing of calcium in the lunar regolith. Data obtained are broadly consistent with current understanding of mare and highland composition. Ground truth is provided by the returned Apollo and Luna sample sets.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1154
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8133
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2010 12:55
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8133
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