Lunar Touchrock in the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall

Lunar Touchrock in the <em>Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall</em>

This lunar sample was cut from a rock collected on the surface of the Moon during the Apollo 17 mission in December 1972. Found near the landing site in the Valley of Taurus-Littrow, it is an iron-rich, fine-textured volcanic rock called basalt. It is nearly 4 billion years old.