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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

This data set comprises a reduced, subsampled set of the data returned from the Apollo 17 Heat Flow Experiment from 12 December 1972 through 31 December 1974. The experiment consisted of two probes placed by the Apollo 17 astronauts in holes drilled in the lunar surface near the Apollo 17 Lunar Surface Experiments Package site to measure the thermal conductivity. The data consist of a set of ten ASCII tables with time, temperature differences, and average temperatures readings measured by the thermocouples in the heat flow probes and probe cables. The data have been restored and reformatted from binary data held on magnetic tapes at the NASA National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC) under NSSDC ID of PSPG-00022 (old NSSDC ID 72-096C-01A).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Identifier urn:nasa:pds:context_pds3:data_set:data_set.a17a-l-hfe-3-thermal-conductivity-v1.0_6h3s-4h89
Data First Published 2018-06-26
Data Last Modified 2023-01-26
Category Earth Science
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
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