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Fred Dashevsky
2007-Sep-05, 08:37 PM
Have any NASA missions ever sent unmanned probes of any type to the moon that have returned with any amount of moon dust or rock ? Or was 100% of the moon stuffs brought back by actual astronauts ?

schlaugh
2007-Sep-05, 08:57 PM
Not NASA but the Soviets brought brought back samples with Luna 16, Luna 20 and Luna 24. Luna 15 failed.

http://www.lpi.usra.edu/expmoon/luna/luna.html

Fred Dashevsky
2007-Sep-08, 03:42 PM
Thanks for the info and the link - I didn't know Russia had sent that many missions to the moon.