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Astronaut Dave Scott in the Lunar Receiving Lab

Astronaut Dave Scott in the Lunar Receiving Lab

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Astronaut Dave Scott in the Lunar Receiving Lab
Dave Scott visits the Genesis Rock in the Lunar Receiving Laboratory on Earth. This piece of anorthosite is one of the oldest rocks ever studied by scientists, who dated it at about 4.4 billion years old. Scott and Jim Irwin collected it on the flank of Hadley Delta mountain during the Apollo 15 mission.

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Original image data dated on or about August 12, 1971

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