Reference numberMS/926/5/6/4
TitlePapers on the formation of the consortium to study Apollo 14 lunar sample 14267, collected by Colin Pillinger
Date29 March 1971 - 19 October 1971
DescriptionCorrespondence and papers on the formation and work of the consortium established in 1971 to study lunar sample 14267 collected during the Apollo 14 mission. Stapled into the front of the folder is a list of members and their institutions, with J. Geiss of the University of Berne crossed out. Colin Pillinger mentions in his letter to Dr Mike Duke at NASA that when the sample is cut at Cambridge they intend to create a videotape recording of the procedure, as well as take photos. A letter from Dr Geoffrey Eglinton to the Science Research Council asks for the funding of Colin Pillinger's post to continue beyond the end of 1971, as "without his expert participation and continued innovation we would rapidly lose the high regard evident in our approval for three years." Also includes a copy of the NASA guidelines for consortia and copies of papers to be submitted to Nature and Science.

Dr Geoffrey Eglinton, University of Bristol
Dr Colin T. Pillinger, University of Bristol
M. Maurette, Institut de Physique Nuclear, Orsay
Dr Colin Trevor Pillinger, University of Bristol
Dr R.B. Laughon, NASA
Dr Mike Duke, NASA
Professor Dr Peter Signer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Mr J.D.D. Smith, Natural Environment Research Council
Mr Hosie, Science Research Council
Miss K. M. Clark, Science Research Council

Members of the consortium:
S.O. Agrell, Cambridge University
Dr P. Gay, Cambridge University
Mr J. H. Scoon, Cambridge University
Dr J. Long, Cambridge University
A. Dollfus, Paris Observatory
Dr Bowell, Paris Observatory
Dr Geoffrey Eglinton, University of Bristol
Professor Dr Peter Signer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
M. Maurette, Institut de Physique Nuclear, Orsay
Extent1 file, 47 items
Physical description1 folder of loose papers
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4367Pillinger; Colin Trevor (1943 - 2014)1943 - 2014
NA5073Eglinton; Geoffrey (1927 - 2016)1927 - 2016
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