Moon rocks sell for $8,55,000 in New York

Three moon rocks brought to the earth nearly half a century ago was sold for $8,55,000 in New York on Thursday, Sotheby’s said. The rocks, collected by a Soviet Luna-16 Mission in 1970, went for nearly double the $4,42,500 last paid for them by the present-day U.S. sellers in a Sotheby’s Russian space history sale in 1993.AFP

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