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The College of Southern Nevada is inviting the public this week to view a moon rock collection on loan from NASA.
These things aren't loaned out to just anybody. They've never been on display like this here, and they probably won't be again anytime soon.

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A piece of moon rock will soon inspire students at a Biloxi school Fred Haise attended on his way to becoming an Apollo 13 astronaut.
It will arrive in East Biloxi in time for the Dec. 2 dedication of the moon rock to the school. During the same ceremony, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will honour Haise with the Ambassador of Exploration Award.

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Lunar material on loan to university

NASA has loaned the Department of Geology samples of lunar material, which will be shown and correlated into a presentation and certain classes.
The presentation will be at 8 p.m., Saturday Nov. 21 at Hobbs Observatory at Beaver Creek Reserve. The event is free and open to the public.
One of the topics that assistant professor of physics and astronomy Elisha Polomski will be talking about is how miniscule dust grains can, over a long period of time, eventually turn into planets.

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Pupils at St Sampson's School in Cricklade were able to touch the moon when they returned to school this term.
Pupils handled meteorites among the rare samples of moon rock and lunar dust that landed at the junior school.

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