The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer Mission (Ladee) (Hardcover)

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Professor C. T. Russell is a member of the faculties of both the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics and the Department of Earth and Space Sciences. He is acting System-wide Director of IGPP. He is the head of the Space Physics Center in IGPP, UCLA and the Director of the UCLA Branch of the California Space Grant Consortium. He is the principal investigator on the POLAR mission; a co-investigator on the magnetometer team on the Cassini mission to Saturn; the ROMAP investigation on the Rosetta mission to comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko; the IMPACT investigation on the STEREO mission to study solar and solar wind disturbances; the THEMIS mission to study substorms; and the magnetometer investigation on the Venus Express mission to study the solar wind interaction with Venus. He is the principal investigator of the Dawn mission to the asteroids Vesta and Ceres.Dr. Richard Elphic is the Project Scientist for the LADEE mission at NASA Ames Research Center. He is the author or co-author of over 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers. He has been a member of the magnetometer teams for the International Sun-Earth Explorer, Pioneer Venus Orbiter, AMPTE-UKS mission, and the ESA Cluster mission. While at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Dr. Elphic was involved in several flight missions, including Lunar Prospector and Mars Odyssey. He is currently leading development of a neutron spectrometer instrument for NASA's Resource Prospector mission to land in the Moon's polar regions, now in Phase A.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783319187167
ISBN-10: 3319187163
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: June 25th, 2015
Pages: 128
Language: English