Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Lunar Soil Simulant JSC-1 Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut John Young, Certified and Signed. A 4" x 4" zip top bag containing a sample of this fine, gray, powdery material; the label has a NASA logo and states: "Developed at NASA/Johnson Space Center, this lunar soil stimulant is very similar in color, texture, composition and particle size to lunar mare soil. It is made from crushed volcanic material from northern Arizona." This material was developed as a result of the Workshop on Production and Uses of Simulated Lunar Materials held in 1991, and was a team effort of the JSC, the University of Texas at Dallas, and Texas A&M University. Its purpose was for studies in support of future human activities on the moon. Excellent condition and from the collection of one of only twelve men to ever walk on real lunar soil.

    Young has certified this item at the top: "From my Personal Collection John Young".


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2009
    8th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,437

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Oct 8, 2009 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 30 days left to consign to the 2021 June 6 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search