The Soviet moon rock will be auctioned as rocket scientist Korolevs widow.

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 The Soviet moon rock will be auctioned as rocket scientist Korolevs widow.


According to Deutsche Presse on October 31, the Sothebys auction house said in a statement that the three lunar rocks were brought back to Earth in 1970 during an unmanned mission by the Soviet Unions Lunar 16 probe, and the rocks will be auctioned on November 29. Reported that the rocks were initially given to the widow of the famous spacecraft Engineer Sergei Korolev (1906-1966). In the space race with the United States, many achievements of the Soviet Union were led by Korolev. Sothebys said the stones, commissioned by the Korolev family, were auctioned in 1993 and sold for $442,500. This is the first time items from another world have been sold to the public. The source of this article: Reference News Editor: Ji Ke _b6492

According to Deutsche Presse on October 31, the Sothebys auction house said in a statement that the three lunar rocks were brought back to Earth in 1970 during an unmanned mission by the Soviet Unions Lunar 16 probe, and the rocks will be auctioned on November 29.

Reported that the rocks were initially given to the widow of the famous spacecraft Engineer Sergei Korolev (1906-1966). In the space race with the United States, many achievements of the Soviet Union were led by Korolev.