More NASA History Destroyed in Alabama (Update)

Heroic Junkyard Owner Says He Saved Priceless Moon Rover From Scrap Heap, Motherboard

"Tuesday, we told the sad story of a prototype NASA lunar rover that was sold by an Alabaman to a scrap yard. That is true, but there's a twist: A heroic scrap dealer has saved the buggy, which appears to be in good condition."

Someone in Alabama Sold a Priceless Lunar Rover for Scrap Metal, Motherboard

"According to documents acquired by Motherboard as part of a Freedom of Information Act request, a priceless lunar rover prototype designed for the Apollo missions was sold to a junkyard in Alabama for scrap metal sometime last year. Specific names and details are redacted in the documents, which include internal emails and reports by NASA's Office of the Inspector General, the agency responsible for investigating and recovering lost and stolen NASA property."

- Skylab Is Still Rotting in Huntsville, earlier post
- JSC Is Letting a X-38 Rot In The Rain, earlier post

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