lunar.earth.northwestern.edu

lunar.earth.northwestern.edu

The moon has much lower average density than Earth or the other terrestrial planets & almost no core. Its a lot like Earths mantle. http://www.8planets.co.uk/the-planets Stevenson, Making the Moon, Physics Today,

Nov 2014 2 http://www.makingthemodernworld.org.uk/learning_modules/maths/06.TU.02/?section=11 The six Apollo landings which

took place between 1969 and 1972 provided scientists with huge amounts of lunar data in the form of photography and orbital experiment results, sample collections and surface operations

http://www.lpi.usra.edu/lunar/ missions/apollo/. 3 Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP)

4 http://www.spacesafetymagazine.com/aerospace-engineering/nuclearpropulsion/infographic-atomic-batteries-deep-space-missions/ 5

The terrestrial record shows high attenuation, whereas the lunar seismogram shows intense scattering due to the fractured regolith and very weak attenuation due to the

lack of intergranular water 6 7 Highlands Anorthosite: intrusive igneous rock

characterized by a predominance of plagioclase feldspar Apollo 16 landing site 4.19 Ga http://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/attm/wl.an.1.html

http://www.psrd.hawaii.edu/April04/lunarAnorthosites.html 8 Mare basalt 3.3 Ga Apollo 15 landing site Mare Imbrium

Largest nearside basin - formed ~ 0.5 Ga before basalt https://ase.tufts.edu/cosmos/print_images.asp?id=5 9

https://ase.tufts.edu/cosmos/print_images.asp?id=5 10 Press & Siever 11

Stevenson, Making the Moon, Physics Today, Nov 2014 12

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