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published by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This Astronomy Picture of the Day shows the "dust flaps" that Apollo 17 astronauts jury-rigged on the lunar rover.  The site describes the origin of lunar dust and provides links for further information.
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Image credit: NASA/Apollo 17; image source; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from May 1, 2008 until May 16, 2008. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
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Keywords: Apollo, dust, lunar dust, lunar rover, moon
Record Creator: Metadata instance created April 25, 2008 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Jan 30, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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April 17, 2004
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(National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington), WWW Document, (http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap040417.html).
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APOD: Lunar Dust and Duct Tape, (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington), <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap040417.html>.
APA Format
APOD: Lunar Dust and Duct Tape. (2004, April 17). Retrieved October 23, 2014, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap040417.html
Chicago Format
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. APOD: Lunar Dust and Duct Tape. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, April 17, 2004. http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap040417.html (accessed 23 October 2014).
MLA Format
APOD: Lunar Dust and Duct Tape. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 17 Apr. 2004. 23 Oct. 2014 <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap040417.html>.
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