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NASA Administrator Meets With Apollo Astronauts to Resolve Artifact Ownership Issues


The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden regarding the ownership of early space exploration mementos and artifacts:

“Earlier today, I had a good meeting with former Apollo astronauts Jim Lovell, Gene Cernan, Charlie Duke, Rusty Schweickart and other representatives of former astronauts and agency personnel, where we discussed how to resolve the misunderstandings and ownership questions regarding flight mementos and other artifacts.

“These are American heroes, fellow astronauts, and personal friends who have acted in good faith, and we have committed to work together to find the right policy and legal paths forward to address outstanding ownership questions.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2012/jan/HQ_12-006_Astro_Artifacts.html

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