[FPSPACE] Re: Apollo awards

Dwayne Allen Day wayneday@gwis2.circ.gwu.edu
Thu, 28 Sep 2000 18:55:16 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Robert G Kennedy III wrote:

> >Apollo Exploration Award Act of 2000 (Engrossed in House )
> >                                         106th CONGRESS 2d Session
> >H. R. 2572
> So Buzz finally managed to get his legislation through the House. He's been
> working on this since at least 1994, when I was there. At the time, the
> stumbling block was whether to limit the award to the 12 who actually
> walked on the Moon, or all the Apollo astronauts. The moon rock samples are
> a new wrinkle, though.

I have to reread that.  Did Buzz push the moon rocks angle?  Buzz has sold
lots of stuff at auctions.

Do you give a moon rock to an astronaut when he could instantly sell this
for a cool quarter million dollars?