PBS NewsHour

NASA opens a new collection of moon rocks to researchers

Clip: 07/20/2019 | 4m 4s Video has closed captioning.

Johnson Space Center in Houston houses more than 2,000 samples collected over six Apollo missions between 1969 and 1972 from various parts of the moon. The collection includes rocks, core samples, pebbles and dust that scientists are still learning from 50 years later. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the laboratory keeping these artifacts safe.

Aired: 07/20/19

Rating: NR

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