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Re: [OM] Touch the Moon

Subject: Re: [OM] Touch the Moon
From: Charles Geilfuss <charles.geilfuss@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 10:14:35 -0400
Perhaps Elon and Co. will bring them back one day.

Charlie

On Sat, Jun 13, 2020 at 10:47 PM Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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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