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