NASA Researchers  Lunar Samples

Examine 50-Year-Old

Ahead Of The Artemis Missions

That will send humans back to the moon, scientists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center received samples of the lunar surface

The Research Is

Part of the space agency’s Apollo Next Generation Sample Analysis Program (ANGSA),

Which Is An Effort

To study the samples returned from the Apollo Program in preparation for the Artemis missions to the Moon’s south pole.

The Process Of

Getting the samples from Johnson to researchers at Goddard is not simple.

It Began Over Four Years Ago

When NASA’s Julie Mitchell and her Artemis curation team at Johnson began designing and retrofitting a facility to process the samples.

They Employed

A new technique that could be applied to future lunar missions.

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