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Chapter III: Television observations from Surveyor V

November 1, 1967

Surveyor V landed on the lunar surface at 00:46:44 GMT on Day 254 (September 11), 35 hr after local sunrise on the moon. Between the time of landing and lunar sunset, 13 days later, it transmitted more than 18,000 high-quality television pictures of the lunar surface and parts of the spacecraft. The Surveyor V camera was operated extensively from the Goldstone, California, and Canberra, Australia, Tracking Stations of the Deep Space Network; some pictures were also received at the Madrid, Spain, Tracking Station.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1967
Title Chapter III: Television observations from Surveyor V
Authors Eugene Merle Shoemaker, R. M. Batson, H. E. Holt, E. C. Morris, J. J. Rennilson, E. A. Whitaker
Publication Type Book Chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Series Title
Series Number
Index ID 70227054
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization