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Welcome!   to the Lunar Science Link List, a compendium of information and links about the scientific exploration of the Moon, and especially the rich and ongoing legacy of the 382 kg (840 pounds) of Apollo rock and soil samples.

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

           

 

      Resources: Useful Links

 

Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) Resources

Apollo Image Catalog

 

Basaltic Volcanism on the Terrestrial Planets (1981)

 

LPIÕs Clementine Slide Set

 

Lunar Bases and Space Activities of the 21st Century (1985)

 

Lunar Sourcebook: A User's Guide to the Moon (1991)

 

Wide selection of Lunar Maps

 

Lunar Orbiter Photo-Atlas (1966-67)

 

Origin of the Moon (1986)

 

Ranger Photographs (1964-65)

 

 

 

 

Lunar Sample Compendium

NASA-JSC Lunar Sample Compendium

 

 

 

 

Apollo Sample Catalogs 

 Apollo 11

 

 Apollo 12 

 

 Apollo 14

 

 Apollo 15-A

 

 Apollo 15-B

 

 Apollo 15-C

 

 Apollo 16-A

 

 Apollo 16-B

 

 Apollo 16-C

 

 Apollo 17-A

 

 Apollo 17-B

 

 Apollo 17-C

 

 Apollo 17-D

 

 

 

 

Apollo Lunar Surface Journal

ALSJ Home Page (tons of good stuff and links!)

 

The related Apollo Image Gallery

 

   and Project Apollo Archive

 

 

 

 

Apollo thin section photos

Wilshire-Phinney Apollo thin section photos

 

And a few more (from the Educational Set)

 

 

 

 

Wilhelms (1987)

Wilhelms (1987) The Geologic History of the Moon

 

 

 

 

NASA map of the Moon

NASA Lunar Chart (1979)

 

 

 

 

Planetary Science Research Discoveries

PSRD Home Page

Moon articles

PSRD Moon articles

Specific Moon articles

 

 

Finding basalt chips from distant maria (2006)

 Outstanding!

Gamma rays, meteorites, lunar samples, and the composition of the Moon (2005)

 

Composition of the Moon's crust (2004)

 

New lunar meteorite provides its lunar address and some clues about early bombardment of the Moon (2004)

 

Lunar crater rays point to a new lunar time scale (2004)

 

The oldest Moon rocks (2004)

 

New mineral proves an old idea about space weathering (2004)

 

The Moon's dark, icy poles (2003)

 

Hafnium, tungsten, and the differentiation of the Moon and Mars (2003)

 

The Moon beyond 2002 (2002)

 

Uranus, Neptune, and the late heavy bombardment (2001)

 

Lunar meteorites and the lunar cataclysm (2001)

 

Recipe for high-titanium lunar magmas (2000)

 

Mining the Moon, Mars and asteroids (2000)

 

A new Moon for the 21st century (2000)

 

The surprising lunar maria (2000)

 

The Moon's very small core (1999)

 

Origin of the Earth and Moon (1998)

 

The biggest hole in the solar system (1998)

 

Moonbeams and elements (1997)

 

Explosive volcanic eruptions on the Moon (1997)

 

Ice on the Moon (1996)

 

 

 

 

Lunar Meteorites

Randy KorotevÕs lunar meteorite page

 

Randy KorotevÕs (2005) lunaite review article

 

JSC (K. Righter) Lunar Meteorite Compendium

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous NASA sites/docs

NASA-JSC Sample CuratorÕs site (with links to CAPTEM for Apollo samples, MWG for meteorites)

 

Lunar Atlas (list of features, sizes, coordinates)

 

Chariots for Apollo: A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft (1979)

 

 

 

 

USGS Apollo Mission Professional Papers 

 Apollo 14

 (only published for 3 of the

 Apollo 16

 6 landed missions)

 Apollo 17

 

 

 

 

Other USGS stuff

USGS Planetary Digital Mapping Moon page

 

USGS Historical Lunar Data Archive

 

USGS Lunar Pyroclastic Volcanism Project

 

USGS Clementine Images

 

USGS Clementine Near-Infrared Global Multispectral Lunar Map

 

Wilhelms (1987) The Geologic History of the Moon

 

 

 

 

Other

Spudis Lunar Resources.com

 

Paul SpudisÕs op-ed page

 

Mark RobinsonÕs ASU Moon page

 

2006 NRC report on The Scientific Context for Exploration of the Moon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Resources: Mission Links

 

Clementine (1994)

NRL Clementine Lunar Image Browser home page

 

Clementine Lunar Image Browser feature finder page

 

LPIÕs Clementine Slide Set

 

NSSDC Clementine home page

 

USGS Clementine Images

 

USGS Clementine Near-Infrared Global Multispectral Lunar Map

 

 

 

 

Lunar Prospector (1997)

NASA-Ames Lunar Prospector home page

 

Los Alamos Lunar Prospector spectrometers page

 

NSSDC Lunar Prospector home page

 

 

 

 

LRO & LCROSS (2009)

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission home page

 

NASAÕs precis of the LRO mission

 

The LCROSS mission

 

UCLAÕs DIVINER component of LCROSS

 

 

 

 

EuropeÕs ESA

SMART-1 (2004) mission home page

 

NASAÕs precis of the SMART-1 mission

 

 

 

 

JapanÕs ISAS & JAXA

ISAS home page

 

JAXA home page

 

SELENE/Kaguya (2007) mission home page

 

NASAÕs precis of the SELENE mission

 

 

 

 

ChinaÕs CLEP

CLEP home page

 

NASAÕs precis of the Change-1 (2007) mission

 

 

 

 

IndiaÕs ISRO

Chandrayaan-1 (2008) mission home page

 

another Chandrayaan-1 (2008) mission page

 

NASAÕs role in the Chandrayaan-1 mission