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Soil mechanics surface sampler experiment for Surveyor

Scott, Ronald F. (1967) Soil mechanics surface sampler experiment for Surveyor. Journal of Geophysical Research, 72 (2). pp. 827-830. ISSN 0148-0227.

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The arrangement of an apparatus designed to measure the mechanical properties of the lunar surface from the Surveyor spacecraft is described. The experiments that may be made with this device are discussed and examples are given.

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Additional Information:Copyright © 1967 by the American Geophysical Union. (Received November 17, 1966.) The author is indebted to Mr. F. Roberson of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the California Institute of Technology for his assistance in formulating the experiments and carrying out the laboratory tests described in this paper. The work described herein is performed under contract JPL-CIT 69811 with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The surface sampler was designed and is constructed by Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California.
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Official Citation:Scott, R. F. (1967), Soil mechanics surface sampler experiment for Surveyor, J. Geophys. Res., 72(2), 827–830, doi:10.1029/JZ072i002p00827.
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