Reference numberMS/926/5/4/4
TitlePrinted and photographic material relating to the collection and analysis of Apollo 12 lunar samples, collected by Colin Pillinger
Datec.1970 - 15 January 1971
DescriptionTwo maps of the locations on the lunar surface from which the Apollo 12 samples were taken, one a photocopy with additional labels specifying the source location of specific samples with their weight and mineral type. Summary of findings of 'group D' [organic and bioscience] experiments, and a photograph labelled 'A close-up of the shadows and pits on the gear housing of the Surveyor III TV camera.' Two press releases with photographs relating to the erosion rate of the lunar surface and cosmic ray tracks in the lunar surface.
Extent1 file, 4 items
Physical description1 folder of loose papers
DimensionsPhotographs: 13cmx10.5cm and 20.5cmx25.5cm
Access statusOpen
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