Reference numberMS/926/5/8
TitlePapers relating to Apollo 16 lunar sample analysis, collected by Colin Pillinger
Date4 May 1971 - 23 August 1978
DescriptionApollo 16 launched on 16 April 1972 and returned on the 27 April 1972. The crew collected varied samples from a number of stations, with input from Principle Investigators sought by NASA before the mission on what samples would be collected.

Contains the following files:
Papers relating to Apollo 16 lunar sample collection and distribution, collected by Colin Pillinger
Correspondence and publications of NASA relating to Apollo 16, collected by Colin Pillinger
Papers and correspondence relating to Apollo 16 special samples, collected by Colin Pillinger
Photographs relating to Apollo 16 cosmic ray detection and papers relating to Apollo 16 sample analysis results, collected by Colin Pillinger
Papers relating to the consortium for Apollo 16 lunar sample 60016, collected by Colin Pillinger
Extent5 files
Physical descriptionFive folders
Access statusOpen
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