Reference numberMS/926/5/8/2
TitleCorrespondence and publications of NASA relating to Apollo 16, collected by Colin Pillinger
Date4 May 1971 - 9 November 1972
DescriptionMaterial printed by NASA includes site selection, a large poster showing images of the Descartes landing site, an illustration showing two astronauts operating the core sampler, and a black and white photograph of astronaut John W Young in a space suit holding a model of the detector arrays designed to record the tracks of cosmic rays on the exterior of the Lunar Module. Copies of 'NASA News' concern lunar samples and cosmic ray detection. Correspondence topics include security, return of samples and special lunar samples.

Michael B. Duke, NASA
R.I. Logan, Science Research Council
J.H. Price, Science Research Council
Judith Frondel, Harvard University
Dr Geoffrey Eglinton, University of Bristol
Paul W. Gast, NASA
Gene Simmons, NASA
A.D. Gillinder, Science Research Centre
Extent1 folder, 17 items
Physical description1 folder of loose papers
Access statusOpen
Related materialPhotograph of John W. Young in also in MS/926/5/8/4
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5073Eglinton; Geoffrey (1927 - 2016)1927 - 2016
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