Airless Bodies of the Inner Solar System

Written By Jennifer Grier
Airless Bodies of the Inner Solar System
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 October 2018
  • ISBN : 0128092823
  • Pages : 293 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Airless Bodies of the Inner Solar System written by Jennifer Grier which was release on 15 October 2018, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Airless Bodies of the Inner Solar System: Understanding the Process Affecting Rocky, Airless Surfaces focuses on the airless, rocky bodies in the inner solar system as a host unto themselves, with a unique set of processes that require a specific set of investigative techniques. The book allows readers to understand both the basic and advanced concepts necessary to understand and employ that information. Topics covered past exploration of these surfaces, changes with time, space weathering, impact cratering, creation and evolution of regolith and soils, comparison of sample and remote sensing data, dust characterization, surface composition and thoughts for future exploration. Together these authors represent the unique combination of skills and experience required to produce an excellent book on the subject of the surfaces of airless, rocky bodies in the solar system, which will be useful both for graduate students and for working scientists. Written by experts with a unique combination of skills and experience on the subject of the surfaces of airless, rocky bodies in the solar system Addresses the unique nature of airless bodies not done in any other reference Organized into subjects that can be easily translated into classroom lecture points Represents topics that scientists will want to pinpoint and browse

Airless Bodies of the Inner Solar System

Airless Bodies of the Inner Solar System
  • Author : Jennifer Grier,Andrew S. Rivkin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-10-15
  • Total pages : 293
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Airless Bodies of the Inner Solar System: Understanding the Process Affecting Rocky, Airless Surfaces focuses on the airless, rocky bodies in the inner solar system as a host unto themselves, with a unique set of processes that require a specific set of investigative techniques. The book allows readers to understand ...

The Scientific Context for Exploration of the Moon

The Scientific Context for Exploration of the Moon
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Space Studies Board,Committee on the Scientific Context for Exploration of the Moon
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2006-09-19
  • Total pages : 50
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Because of the Moon's unique place in the evolution of rocky worlds, it is a prime focus of NASA's space exploration vision. Currently NASA is defining and implementing a series of robotic orbital and landed missions to the Moon as the initial phase of this vision. To realize the benefits ...

Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System

Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System
  • Author : John Lewis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • Total pages : 566
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System focuses on planetary physics and chemistry. This book consists of 12 chapters. Chapters I to IV cover the general properties and environment of the planetary system. The solar system beyond Mars is elaborated in Chapters V to VIII, while the inner solar system is ...

Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System

Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System
  • Author : John S. Lewis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 655
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Full text e-book available as part of the Elsevier ScienceDirect Earth and Planetary Sciences subject collection....

Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System

Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System
  • Author : John S. Lewis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-22
  • Total pages : 566
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System is a broad survey of the Solar System. The book discusses the general properties and environment of our planetary system, including the astronomical perspective, the general description of the solar system and of the sun and the solar nebula). The text also describes ...

Inner Planets

Inner Planets
  • Author : Jennifer A. Grier,Andrew S. Rivkin
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Introduces the physical characteristics of Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars and discusses how these planets have been explored using space probes and spacecraft....

Planetary Materials

Planetary Materials
  • Author : James J. Papike
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2018-12-17
  • Total pages : 884
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Volume 36 of Reviews in Mineralogy presents a comprehensive coverage of the mineralogy and petrology of planetary materials. The book is organized with an introductory chapter that introduces the reader to the nature of the planetary sample suite and provides some insights into the diverse environments from which they come. Chapter 2 ...

Remote Compositional Analysis

Remote Compositional Analysis
  • Author : Janice L. Bishop,James F. Bell III,Jeffrey E. Moersch
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-30
  • Total pages : 666
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Comprehensive overview of the spectroscopic, mineralogical, and geochemical techniques used in planetary remote sensing....

Earth

Earth
  • Author : Jonathan I. Lunine
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 319
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : This is an outstanding overview of the history of the Earth from a unique planetary perspective for introductory courses in the earth sciences. The book approaches Earth history as an evolution, encompassing the origin of the cosmos through the inner working of living cells. Earth: Evolution of a Habitable Planet ...

The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous Mission

The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous Mission
  • Author : C.T. Russell
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Even before the present Administrator of NASA, Daniel Goldin, made the phrase 'better, faster, cheaper' the slogan of at least the Office of Space Science, that same office under the Associate Administrator of Lennard Fisk and its Division of Solar System Exploration under the direction of Wes Huntress had begun ...

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Volcanism and Tectonism Across the Inner Solar System
  • Author : T. Platz,M. Massironi,P.K. Byrne,H. Hiesinger
  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release Date : 2015-01-05
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Volcanism and tectonism are the dominant endogenic means by which planetary surfaces change. This book aims to encompass the broad range in character of volcanism, tectonism, faulting and associated interactions observed on planetary bodies across the inner solar system - a region that includes Mercury, Venus, Earth, the Moon, Mars ...

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Extreme Environment Electronics
  • Author : John D. Cressler,H. Alan Mantooth
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • Total pages : 1041
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Unfriendly to conventional electronic devices, circuits, and systems, extreme environments represent a serious challenge to designers and mission architects. The first truly comprehensive guide to this specialized field, Extreme Environment Electronics explains the essential aspects of designing and using devices, circuits, and electronic systems intended to operate in extreme environments, ...

The Solar System

The Solar System
  • Author : Giles Sparrow,Judith John,Chris McNab
  • Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2015-12-15
  • Total pages : 80
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : The Solar System examines topics on earth and its surrounding planets, from the sun all the way out to Pluto. Detailed illustrations and clear charts help explain these complicated topics....

Encyclopedia of the Solar System

Encyclopedia of the Solar System
  • Author : Tilman Spohn,Doris Breuer,Torrence Johnson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-05-30
  • Total pages : 1336
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : The Encyclopedia of the Solar System, Third Edition—winner of the 2015 PROSE Award in Cosmology & Astronomy from the Association of American Publishers—provides a framework for understanding the origin and evolution of the solar system, historical discoveries, and details about planetary bodies and how they interact—with an astounding breadth ...

Strategy for Exploration of the Inner Planets

Strategy for Exploration of the Inner Planets
  • Author : National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration
  • Publisher : National Academies
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Total pages : 97
  • ISBN : 0128092823
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Summary : Download or read online Strategy for Exploration of the Inner Planets written by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration, published by National Academies which was released on 1978. Get Strategy for Exploration of the Inner Planets Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....