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Radiation Detector

NSSDCA ID: 1966-006A-02

Mission Name: Luna 9


The Luna 9 lander carried a radiation detector designated as SBM-10, possibly a KS-17M radiation detector using SBM-10 tubes. Data from the radiation detector indicated that the radiation level at the surface was about thirty millirads per day.

Alternate Names

  • Luna9/RadiationDetector

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Planetary Science: Fields and Particles

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. David R. Williams



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