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1. Postcards from Clementine

(Web Page; Mon Feb 25 14:26:00 CST 2013)

Nineteen years ago this month, the Clementine mission arrived at the moon. A joint project of NASA and the Department of Defense, Clementine's goals focused on testing lightweight sensors and other deep-space technology demos—but t...

Description: Nineteen years ago this month, the Clementine mission sent some amazing views from the moon.

2. Clementine Maps the Moon

(Web Page; Mon Sep 10 16:33:00 CDT 2018)

Features 4 To Pluto by Way of a Postage Stamp: Robert Staehle, Richard Terrile, and Stacy Weinstein—mission designers from JPL—struggle to find a cheap way to go to Pluto. 12 Sifting Through the Data: Clementine's Lunar Bonan...

Description: To Pluto by Way of a Postage Stamp, by Robert Staehle, Richard Terrile, and Stacy Weinstein; Sifting Through the Data: Clementine's Lunar Bonanza, by Charlene Anderson; Two for the Road: New Hope for Exploration in Space, by Louis Friedman; Advancing Our Ambitions: The 1994 Mars Rover Tests, by Charlene Anderson

3. Earth and the Moon from Clementine

(Web Page; Fri May 03 17:23:00 CDT 2019)

The large crater at the bottom of the view is Plaskett at 82°N, 180°W. In the original image, Earth was much farther above the Moon; the image has been modified to make it better fit on a computer screen.

Description: Clementine peered over the limb of the Moon on March 13, 1994 to view a distant, nearly full-disk Earth.

4. The Moon in Motion

(Web Page; Fri May 03 17:23:00 CDT 2019)

Description: The Clementine lunar orbiter uses one of its star tracking cameras to observe the moon as it passes in front of the sun.

5. Splash of Rays

(Web Page; Fri May 03 17:23:00 CDT 2019)

Description: An unnamed rayed crater on the lunar far side, near Mandel'shtam Crater. The Clementine orbiter captured this dramatic image using its UV/visual camera.

6. The Moon and the Evening Star

(Web Page; Fri May 03 17:23:00 CDT 2019)

Description: One of the star tracker cameras onboard the Clementine orbiter captured the moon and Venus, which was so bright it somewhat overwhelmed the image sensor.

7. The Moon, the Sun, and Venus

(Web Page; Fri May 03 17:23:00 CDT 2019)

Description: This is one of the most widely-seen images from the Clementine mission to the moon in the 1990s: the Moon eclipsing the Sun, with the planet Venus shining brightly nearby.

8. The Sea of Cleverness

(Web Page; Fri May 03 17:23:00 CDT 2019)

Description: The Clementine orbiter captured this strikingly textured image of Mare Ingenii, "The Sea of Cleverness" on the lunar far side. I've stretched the contrast slightly and removed some very small seams in the image.

9. An Eclipse by Earthlight

(Web Page; Fri May 03 17:23:00 CDT 2019)

Description: The Clementine lunar orbiter sees the solar corona as the moon eclipses the sun. The moon is partially illuminated by reflected Earthshine.

10. The Planetary Report Subject Index, 1980-2001

(File; Thu May 24 12:38:00 CDT 2012)

Planetary Report Subject IndexAAaron, JohnA Talk with John Aaron, March/April 1988 P. 8–11 LouisD. FriedmanAllen, LewA Talk with Lew Allen, Nov./Dec. 1983 P. 19–20 LouisD. FriedmanAntarcticaLive From Other Worlds: A Pilot Electronic Fiel...

Description: Subject index to articles in the first 20 years of The Planetary Report (PDF, 300k).

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