Rock Collection in Montana

Image: Rock Collection in Montana

Detailed Description

Rocks are collected from the Stillwater Mine in Nye, Montana to be used for making lunar regolith simulant. __________ The USGS has created man-made moon dirt, or regolith, to help NASA prepare for upcoming moon explorations. Four tons of the simulant is expected to be made by this summer of 2009 and turned over to the scientific community involved in lunar exploration.

Details

Image Dimensions: 2272 x 1704

Location Taken: US