Man, On The Moon

In October 2008, NASA plans to launch the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), a satellite that will [...]orbit the moon for two years collecting information intended to help establish a sustainable human presence on the moon. One of the instruments that will be used to collect the data is CRaTER (Cosmic Ray Telescope for the Effects of Radiation), developed at BU by a team assembled by Harlan Spence (CAS'83), a College of Arts and Sciences professor of astronomy.

Read the story on BU Today:
http://www.bu.edu/today/science-tech/2008/02/06/man-moon

Tags: nasa, astronomy, crater, lro, moon, radiation, harlan spence

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