Some of the key issues in the planning and construction of an early lunar astronomical observatory are identified and discussed. Recommendations are given for meeting the challenges of resolving these issues in order to make observations on the moon a reality. The need for incorporating talents from the engineering and construction communities into the space program is emphasized.
Journal of Aerospace Engineering
- Pub Date:
- July 1992
- Aerospace Engineering;
- Lunar Observatories;
- Lunar Based Equipment;
- Ground Support Systems and Facilities (Space)