Spectral data from the 1994 mission of the Clementine spacecraft provided a wealth of information about the mineralogy of the Moon’s surface. Geologist Gareth Morgan from the Museum’s Center for Earth and Planetary Science will discuss how this data enabled a greater understanding of the volcanic history of the Moon.
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Image: “True” color (left) and “false” color (right) images of the near side of the Moon from Clementine. Credit: Paul Spudis and Ben Bussey.