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Re: [OM] Touch the Moon

Subject: Re: [OM] Touch the Moon
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 19:44:34 -0700
At 6/12/2020 10:14 PM, Peter wrote:

>Yes, really. At the NASA visitor center, they have an exhibit of moon rocks 
>brought back by the Apollo missions. One of them is epoxied into a clear 
>plastic container with a slot for visitor's hands, so we can touch the rock. 
>So I did. This was during our visit to Texas in late February, just before the 
>pandemic hit the U.S. and the lockdown was imposed.
>
>Anyway, I did the best I could with the plastic barriers.  Quite a thrill to 
>actually touch a piece of the moon.
><https://www.flickr.com/photos/24844563@N04/49999863973/in/dateposted-public/>
>
>For the geologically inclined, here are several more moon rocks. The first one 
>looks like very old meat loaf in cross-section...
><https://www.flickr.com/photos/24844563@N04/50000637892/in/dateposted-public/>
><https://www.flickr.com/photos/24844563@N04/50000380346/in/dateposted-public/>
><https://www.flickr.com/photos/24844563@N04/49999863963/in/dateposted-public/>
>
>Olympus E-M5 and Panasonic 20/1.7.  Enjoy!
>--Peter

Everytime I hear about moon rocks I think of the Hasselblads that were left 
behind.

WayneS


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