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- Author(s)Michael Gregory,Vladislav Shevchenko,Zhanna Rodionova
- PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
- Date of Publication03/11/2015
- GenreAstronomy, Space & Time
- Series TitleAstrophysics and Space Science Library
- Series Part/Volume Number425
- Place of PublicationCham
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- ImprintSpringer International Publishing AG
- Content Notebiography
- Weight409 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Table Of ContentsFrom the Contents: Introduction.- Luna 3 - the first map of the far side of the Moon.- Dr. Yu. Lipskiy and his method of deciphering of the Luna 3 pictures.- The First Atlas of the Far side of the Moon.- The First Globe of the Moon 1:13 60 000.
- Author BiographyVladislav V. Shevchenko is Head of the Department of Lunar and Planetary Research at Sternberg State Astronomical Institute, Moscow University. He has held this position since 1978, and throughout that period he has also been Chairman of the Lunar Task Group of the International Astronomical Union's Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature. From 1978 to 1997 Dr. Shevchenko was Chairman of the Lunar and Mercury Working Group of the Astronomical Council, Russian Academy of Sciences. He also served as a member of the Task Committee on Lunar Base Structures of the American Society of Civil Engineers (1991-5) and a member of International Design for Extreme Environment Association (IDEEA) (1989-93). He is a past editorial board member of Solar System Research and The Earth and the Universe (both periodicals of the Russian Academy of Sciences). Zhanna F. Rodionova works in the Department of Lunar and Planetary Research at Sternberg State Astronomical Institute, Moscow University. She is an active member of the International Astronomical Union, being a member of Division F Planetary Systems and Bioastronomy and Division F Commission 16 Physical Study of Planets & Satellites as well as a past member of Division III Planetary Systems Sciences. Her publications include works on morphological cataloguing of the craters of the Moon and Mars and hypsometric mapping. Together with J.A. Brekhovskikh she compiled the new Hypsometric Globe of Mars based on laser altimeter data of the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft.Gregory Michael is a planetary scientist at the Free University of Berlin. He is a co-investigator of the Mars Express High Resolution Stereo Camera, and specialises in the dating of planetary surfaces from the analysis of their impact crater populations. A former member of the Department of Lunar and Planetary Research, he was the first western student to earn a PhD at the Sternberg Astronomical Institute.
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