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A User’s Guide to the Moon

Now available from the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) e-book webpage is the seminal book – The Lunar Sourcebook: A User’s Guide to the Moon.

This is a treasure-trove of a volume, including sections on: Return to the Moon; Current Understanding of the Moon: A Base for Planning; Goals for Future Lunar Exploration; Unanswered Questions about the Moon; The Next Steps; and a Permanent Presence.

The book is edited by Grant Heiken, David Vaniman, and Bevan French.

Thanks to a cooperative arrangement between the editors, NASA, and Cambridge University Press, this valued volume is now available on line – viewable chapter by chapter and available for download for personal use.

This digital version of the classic 1991 publication is a one-volume reference encyclopedia of scientific and technical information about the Moon.

To access this book and other resources, go to the LPI e-book webpage at:

By Leonard David


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