SMART-1 impact simulation crater

SMART-1 impact simulation crater
SMART-1 impact simulation crater To simulate the SMART-1 impact, experts at the University of Kent shot a 2-millimitre aluminium sphere (simulating the spacecraft) at the high-speed of 2 kilometres per second using a two-stage light gas gun, at an incidence angle of 2 degrees. The target was a tray of sand, similar to lunar soil. University of Kent

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