Woman sues Nasa over ownership of moon dust vial

Woman sues Nasa over ownership of moon dust vial
 

A Tennessee woman is suing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) over a vial of moon dust.
Laura Cicco claims in a federal lawsuit that astronaut Neil Armstrong gave the vial to her parents when she was just 10 years old.
Nearly 50 years later, Ms Cicco filed the lawsuit out of fear that Nasa will attempt to confiscate the moon dust from her.
Private ownership of lunar material is a contentious legal issue in the US.
The lawsuit claims that test results have authenticated Ms Cicco's vial, although some experts still have questions.
If the initial findings are replicated,... read more

 
13 June 2018 in World News, Views: 65
Source: BBC
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