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SPST632 - Lunar Geology

 

This course examines the Moon in a systematic way, including the current theory of the origin of the Moon and processes such as impact cratering, volcanism, and tectonics. A detailed review of past manned/unmanned lunar geological exploration findings will also be addressed, along with critical aspects of lunar geology relevant to the return of humankind to the Moon.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: The Once and Future Moon (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.)
ISBN: 9781560988472
Publication Info: LAD
Author: Paul D. Spudis
Unit Cost: $41.93
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: To a Rocky Moon: A Geologist's History of Lunar Exploration (available online- https://www.lpi.usra.edu/publications/books/rockyMoon/)
ISBN: AMN
Publication Info: N/A
Author: Wilhelms
Unit Cost: N/A
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Geologic History of the Moon (available online- http://ser.sese.asu.edu/GHM/)
ISBN: AMN
Publication Info: N/A
Author: Wilhelms
Unit Cost: N/A
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: The Value of the Moon: How to Explore, Live, and Prosper in Space Using the Moon's Resources (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.)
ISBN: 9781588345035
Publication Info: Smithsonian Books
Author: Paul D. Spudis
Unit Cost: $29.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A