Chapter III: Television observations from Surveyor V

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Surveyor V landed on the lunar surface at 00:46:44 GMT on Day 254 (September 11), 35 hr after local sunrise on the moon. Between the time of landing and lunar sunset, 13 days later, it transmitted more than 18,000 high-quality television pictures of the lunar surface and parts of the spacecraft. The Surveyor V camera was operated extensively from the Goldstone, California, and Canberra, Australia, Tracking Stations of the Deep Space Network; some pictures were also received at the Madrid, Spain, Tracking Station.

Publication type Book chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Title Chapter III: Television observations from Surveyor V
Year Published 1967
Language English
Publisher Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Description JPL TR-32-1246, 36 p.
Larger Work Type Report
Larger Work Subtype Organization Series
Larger Work Title Surveyor V mission report: Part II: Science results
First page 7
Last page 42
Other Geospatial Mare Tranquillitatis, Moon, Theophilus crater
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