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SURFACE AND ATMOSPHERE OF THE MOON. REVIEW OF SOVIET LITERATURE
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY DIV
The surface conditions and atmosphere of the Moon are described. The Moon will, without doubt, be the first extraterrestrial body to be reached inmosphere of the Moon, Meteorites, Planets. Astronomical data from Astronomical observatories, Radio astronomy, Lunar probes, Astronautics. Colorimetry, Physical properties, Rock, Brightness, Albedo Astronomy, Mountains, Oceans, Temperatures. USSR. Identifiers Selenology. The surface conditions and atmosphere of the Moon are described. T SPACE FLIGHT. The Soviet Lunik series and the United States Ranger program have already recorded considerable success. It is the purpose of this report to review Soviet works dealing with the Moon as an objective of space flight. The earth-moon system, the lunar surface, the lunar atmosphere, the tektite question, astronautical problems, and other matters are discussed. Author