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The most famous of the Moon rocks recovered, the Genesis Rock, returned from Apollo 15.

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Buzz Aldrin's boots, still on the moon. (NASA)

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Apollo 16's LM from the reach. The Aft Equipment Bay is prominent. Just above

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Aldrin climbing down the ladder. He was careful not to close the hatch. (

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