Lunar

Between 1969 and 1972, six of NASA’s Apollo missions brought back a total of 2,196 specimens of soils, breccias, rocks…

Meteorites

The Antarctic Meteorite collection encompasses meteorite samples collected in Antarctica as part of the US Antarctic…

Stardust

Stardust, a NASA Discovery-class mission, was the first to return samples from a comet and from interstellar space...

Microparticle Impact

The Johnson Space Center curates a variety of spacecraft and spacecraft components that have been impacted by natural…

Hayabusa

Hayabusa, the first sample return mission of the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), was developed to…

Genesis

The Genesis collection encompasses samples collected during the NASA Genesis sample return mission, which launched in…

Cosmic Dust

The Cosmic Dust collection encompasses samples of asteroids and comets, and spacecraft debris particulates that fall…