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Title: Importance of Measurements of Charging Properties of Individual Submicron Size Lunar Dust Grains
Primary Author: Mian M. Abbas
Secondary Author(s): A.C. LeClair, D. Tankosic, P.D. Craven, J.F. Spann, E.A. West
Institution: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Summary: It is absolutely necessary and of utmost importance to conduct the proposed measurements of charging properties of individual Apollo 11-17 submicron size dust grains by UV radiation and electron impact, at the lunar thermal cycle, for developing any believable lunar dust transportation models.
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