According to the British "Times" reported on the 27th, the United States Aerospace Administration (NASA) recently prevented a auction event. The auction included the soil brought back from the moon and the three cockroaches of the soil brought back from the moon in 1969. The auction company has estimated that these items can shoot a high price of $ 400,000.
The auction of the auction comes from the late insect scholar Marion & Middot; Brooks. NASA feeds cockroaches for some lunar soil samples brought back by Apollo 11 to detect whether there is a pathogen that threatens the earth's creatures. This study was completed by Brooks. After the experiment, the moon soil and cockroaches did not return to NASA, but stayed in her house. The family had auctioned it to California auction house in 2010. This time To NASA's prevention. The agency stated in a lawyer's letter: "NASA has the ownership of the Apollo 11 project sample. Even after analysis, destruction or other uses, no one, university or other organizations may be retained or sold." gram)