Reference numberMS/926/5/8/3
TitlePapers and correspondence relating to Apollo 16 special samples, collected by Colin Pillinger
Date19 July 1971 - 25 January 1974
DescriptionCorrespondence and papers relating to NASA's invitation to Priniciple Investigators with an interest in the interaction of the lunar surface and solar and galactic radiation to have a more direct imput into the planning of sample collection during Apollo 16, resulting in a conference for special samples held in Houston 2-3 September 1971. Includes handwritten notes taken at the conference. Handwritten list of Apollo 16 samples with original weights, material consumed and total returned, and cutting and chipping descriptions for samples 65015 and 61175.

Dr Michael B Duke, NASA
Colin Trevor Pillinger, University of Bristol
Dr JW Chamberlain, NASA
Patrick T Holland, University of California
AL Burlingame, University of California
Dr P Eberhardt, University of Berne
Dr Friedrich Horz, NASA
Dr Geoffrey Eglinton, Bristol University
Sidney W Fox, University of Miami
SK Runcorn, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

Scientists stating an interest in special samples:
Dr James R. Arnold, University of California
Dr Don Burnett, California Institute of Technology
Dr George M. Comstock, General Electric Research and Development Center
Dr P Eberhardt, University of Berne
Dr Geoffrey Eglinton, University of Bristol
Dr Noel W. Hinners, Bellcomm, Inc.
Dr Charles Hohenberg, Washington University
Dr Friedrich Horz, NASA
Dr JC Huneke, California Institute of Technology
Dr T Kirsten, Max-Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
Dr LA Rancitelli, Batelle Memorial Institute
Professor Peter Signer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Dr H Wanke, Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry
Extent1 folder containing 28 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
NA5328Runcorn; Stanley Keith (1922 - 1995)1922 - 1995
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