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ALSEP Press Backgrounder. Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package

ALSEP Press Backgrounder. Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package

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Published by: Bob Andrepont on May 27, 2011
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The cover painting shows an astronaut .tarrying the Apollo LunarSurface Experiments Package (ALSEP) in its "barbell" configuration.The design allows an astronaut to carry ALSEP easily while maintaining
his view of the lunar surface.
The frontispiece photograph illustrates a completed deployment of ALSEP
as it will be carried on Apollo 12. Ribbon-like conductors link the
experiments to the Central Station. ALSEP is deployed beyond 300feetfrom the lunar module to assure its safety from the rocket blast of the
astronauts" departure.From Daniel H. Schurz
Director of Public Relations
The Bendix Corporation
Aerospace Systems Division
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48107
November 1969
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