To the Summit - Moon Rocks in Tow

Image: Scott holding up sample 10085,134 inside its protective housing

Apollo 11 Moon Rocks Headed for the Summit of Mt. Everest with Astronaut Climber

"Astronaut Scott Parazynski - in the midst of a historic summit bid at Mount Everest - is carrying some small pieces of moon rock as he climbs to the top of the highest spot on Earth. This sample was loaned to Parazynski's team by NASA which seldom gives out pieces of the lunar regolith gathered by the twelve Apollo astronauts who flew to the moon between 1969 and 1972."

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