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Showing posts with label moon rock samples. Show all posts
Showing posts with label moon rock samples. Show all posts

Thursday, November 7, 2019

NASA Opens Untouched Apollo Moon Rock Sample for First Time in 40 Years


NASA Opens Untouched Apollo Moon Rock Sample for First Time in 40 Years


Article Excerpt: "... The drive tube was used to collect core samples that preserved the vertical layering within the soil, including information about landslides on the moon, and a record of the volatiles trapped within the lunar regolith, perhaps even those escaping from along the Lee-Lincoln Scarp, a fault at the Apollo 17 landing site ..."


Reference: www.space.com

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

NASA to open moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions


NASA to open moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions


Article Excerpt: "... NASA is about to open some of the pristine samples and let geologists take a crack at them with 21st-century technology. What better way to mark this summer’s 50th anniversary of humanity’s first footsteps on the moon..."


Reference: www.sfgate.com