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Moon Rock Comes To Manitoba Museum

Thursday, December 15, 2016 12:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

NASA has loaned the museum a rock collected from the last mission to the moon, Apollo 17.

“It’s actually one of the biggest rocks that was brought back from the moon and then they chopped it up into all sorts of little pieces for different researchers to work on,” said Scott Young of the Manitoba Planetarium.

The exhibit opens on Wednesday and continues until the end of June. It will also feature a giant globe of the moon, used to train Apollo astronauts to navigate their missions.  Read more

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