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Title: Moon Dirt: Final Product
Description: Four tons of the lunar highlands regolith simulant will be created during by the USGS during the summer of 2009. NASA has requested that 100 tons be made over the next few years. __________ The USGS has created man-made moon dirt, or regolith, to help NASA prepare for upcoming moon explorations. Four tons of the simulant is expected to be made by this summer of 2009 and turned over to the scientific community involved in lunar exploration.
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