The MESSENGER Mission to Mercury

The MESSENGER Mission to Mercury

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2007)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493939282
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 623
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

MESSENGER Mission Overview.- The Geology of Mercury: The View Prior to the MESSENGER Mission.- MESSENGER and the Chemistry of Mercury’s Surface.- The Geophysics of Mercury: Current Status and Anticipated Insights from the MESSENGER Mission.- MESSENGER: Exploring Mercury’s Magnetosphere.- Mercury’s Atmosphere: A Surface-Bounded Exosphere.- The MESSENGER Spacecraft.- MESSENGER Mission Design and Navigation.- The Mercury Dual Imaging System on the MESSENGER Spacecraft.- The MESSENGER Gamma-Ray and Neutron Spectrometer.- The X-ray Spectrometer on the MESSENGER Spacecraft.- The Magnetometer Instrument on MESSENGER.- The Mercury Laser Altimeter Instrument for the MESSENGER Mission.- The Mercury Atmospheric and Surface Composition Spectrometer for the MESSENGER Mission.- The Energetic Particle and Plasma Spectrometer Instrument on the MESSENGER Spacecraft.- The Radio Frequency Subsystem and Radio Science on the MESSENGER Mission.- Launch and Early Operation of the MESSENGER Mission.- The MESSENGER Science Operations Center.- The MESSENGER Science Operations Center.

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