Record

Reference numberMS/926/2
LevelSeries
TitleLuna 24; papers concerning distribution and analysis of Luna 24 moon mission samples in the United Kingdom, by Colin Trevor Pillinger
Date1976 - 1980
DescriptionContains the following files:
Correspondence regarding the procurement of Luna 24 samples for the UK, collected by Colin Pillinger
Papers on The Royal Society Soiree Luna 24 consortium exhibit, collected by Colin Pillinger
Photocopies of NASA press release and newsletters, collected by Colin Pillinger
Papers relating to the Lunar Science Institute Conference on Luna 24, collected by Colin Pillinger
General correspondence relating to Luna 24 analysis, collected by Colin Pillinger
Unbound minutes of the allocation committee for Luna 24 samples, with supporting material and correspondence, collected by Colin Pillinger
Papers recording allocation, transfer and analysis of Luna 24 samples, collected by Colin Pillinger
Print out Mass spectrometer schematics and instructional material, compiled by Colin Pillinger
Print out mass spectrometer data, compiled by Colin Pillinger
Correspondence, drafts and supporting material for 'The separation and distribution of some Luna 24 core materials', compiled by Colin Pillinger
Report on the preliminary separation and allocation of the Luna 24 materials, by Colin Pillinger and D. M. Fabian
Figures, notes and published papers of lunar sample analysis, compiled by Colin Pillinger
Drafts and correspondence relating to article on the evolution of the regolith at the Luna 24 site, compiled by Colin Pillinger
Extent13 files
FormatPrinted
Typescript
Photograph
Physical descriptionLoose papers
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsOpen with some restrictions where specified
Related materialResearch results by the consortium of UK scientists was published in 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society' 17 June 1980, Volume 297, issue 1428
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA4367Pillinger; Colin Trevor (1943 - 2014)1943 - 2014
NA5073Eglinton; Geoffrey (1927 - 2016)1927 - 2016
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