Submitting Campus

Daytona Beach

Department

Department of Applied Aviation Sciences

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication/Presentation Date

7-2014

Abstract/Description

Small Solar System bodies such as asteroids, comets and Mars' moons Phobos and Deimos have relatively unknown regolith environments. It is hypothesized that dust preserved in the regolith on the surfaces will have similar mechanical properties to lunar dust because of similar formation processes from micrometeoric bombardment, low relative gravity for slow settling times, and virtually no weathering because there is no atmosphere.

Location

Tucson, AZ

Additional Information

Dr. Kobrick was not affiliated with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at the time this paper was published.

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