2 edition of Lunar Orbiter IV; photography. found in the catalog.
Lunar Orbiter IV; photography.
by National Aeronautics and Space Administration; for sale by the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va. in [Washington]
Written in English
Prepared under contract no. NAS 1-3800 for Langley Research Center.
|Series||NASA contractor report, NASA CR-1093, NASA contractor report ;, NASA CR-1093.|
|Contributions||Langley Research Center.|
|LC Classifications||TL521.3.C6 A3 no. 1093|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 169 p.|
|Number of Pages||169|
|LC Control Number||70600489|
LUNAR ORBITER PHOTOGRAPHIC ATLAS OF THE NEAR SIDE OF THE MOON by CHARLES J. BYRNE, and a great selection of related books, . The Lunar Orbiter 1 photographed potential landing sites for the Apollo missions and the site where Surveyor 1 had landed three months earlier. It also provided the first clear images of the lunar far side. (U.S. Air Force illustration, photo courtesy.
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The Lunar Orbiter program was a series of five unmanned lunar orbiter missions launched by the United States from through Intended to help select Apollo landing sites by mapping the Moon's surface, they provided the first photographs from lunar orbit and photographed both the Moon and Earth.
All five missions were successful, and 99 percent of the lunar. Lunar Orbiter Photo Gallery Foreword Scanning and Processing Information. The Lunar Orbiter Photo Gallery can be accessed in the following ways.
Browse Image Catalog; Lunar Orbiter I Lunar Orbiter I was designed to be a photographic survey program for Apollo landing sites within ±5 degrees latitude (i.e., along the equator) and ±45 degrees longitude (i.e., on the lunar near. LUNAR ORBITER IV. CRATER COPERNICUS AND TIMOCHARIS IN THE MARE IMBRIUM, TAKEN BETWEEN MAY, Vintage NASA Langley Research Center telephoto panorama, made up of three silver gelatin contact prints, each 17 x 22 1/4 inches, of Lunar Orbiter images IVH Crater Copernicus, named after 16th century astronomer.
Using 21st century techniques, Charles Byrne - previously System Engineer of the Apollo Program for Lunar Orbiter Photography - has removed almost all the artifacts and imperfections to provide a comprehensive and beautifully detailed set of images of the lunar s: 7.
Bibliography LUNAR ORBITER. Anon.: Atlas and Gazetteer of the Near Side of the Moon. NASA SP, Beeler, M.; and Michlovitz, K.: Lunar Orbiter Photographic Data. Data Users' Note NSSDCNASA Goddard Space Flight Center, June About this book Introduction Using 21st century techniques, Charles Byrne - previously System Engineer of the Apollo Program for Lunar Orbiter Photography - has removed almost all the artifacts and imperfections to provide a comprehensive and beautifully detailed set of images of the lunar surface.
The first three missions mapped potential Apollo lunar landing sites. Lunar Orbiter IV photographed most of the near and far sides of the Moon medium- and high- resolutions. Lunar Orbiter V completed the photography of the far side and collected additional images of 36 sites of scientific interest.
The present volume constitutes a photographic atlas of lunar surface features, based on Lunar Orbiter photographs, plus explanatory text. Photographs are grouped in order to illustrate and analyze specific morphological types, and the features are treated as products of an evolving planetary body rather than as data points.
In contrast to previous lunar atlases, craters are. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is a NASA robotic spacecraft currently orbiting the Moon in an eccentric polar mapping orbit. LRO data is essential for planning NASA's future human and robotic missions to the Moon.
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Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of the historic Lunar Orbiter project in the s leading to America's Apollo moon landing. Lunar Orbiter brought several new departures in U.S. efforts to explore the Moon before landing men there.
Lunar Orbiter Mission The Mission.- Overview of the Nearside of the Moon.- Charles Byrne. previously System Engineer of the Apollo Program for Lunar Orbiter Photography. has removed the artifacts and imperfections to produce the most comprehensive and beautifully detailed set of images of the lunar book has been organized.
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Work towards constructing the global mosaic spanned over seven years. Earlier work involved scanning and processing more t mm film strips from the LO high- and medium-resolution cameras (HR and MR, respectively).