Questions tagged [grail]

Questions regarding the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), an American project to map the gravitational deviations of the Moon.

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Gravity mapping of grail mission

This I asked has answers about how gravity is mapped of earth using orbit data of the satellites as measured by ranging. Using ranging one can fit the model parameters to fit the orbit as it passes ...
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To what celestial bodies are GRAIL-like missions planned?

GRAIL recently constructed a complete gravity map of Luna's irregular gravity field. Are similar GRAIL missions on the anvil to any other Celestial bodies as yet? As a corollary (probably opinion-...
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Will any near future lunar missions use GRAIL data?

Lunar missions are known to be the subject to the exceptionally disuniform gravity. GRAIL generated a very high resolution gravity map of Luna. Will any missions to Luna in the near future (say, ...