Astronaut Edgar Mitchell Moon Rock Dedication
Held at the South Florida Science Museum West Palm Beach, Florida  2/5/06

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NASA Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell    On February 5, 2006, Apollo 14 astronaut
Dr. Edgar Mitchell dedicated a Lunar rock to the South Florida Science Museum in West Palm Beach, Florida. The sample was collected on the moon's surface 35 years ago by Mitchell. 
   Dr. Mitchell was also recently named "The Ambassador of Exploration" by NASA. This award recognizes the sacrifices and dedication of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo astronauts.
   The lunar rock was unveiled and loaned to the museum for permanent display. The backdrop for the event was the space collection of Richard Newman - founder of HighTechScience.org Lunar Rock brought back by NASA Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell
Gathering at Dedication: NASA Director James Kennedy, Mueseum CEO James Rollings, West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel, Nasa Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell, and Museum Chairman of the Board Erik Edward Joh There were also presentations by
(left to right) James Kennedy - Dir. of the NASA Kennedy Space Center, James Rollings - CEO & President of the Museum, the Honorable Lois Frankel - Mayor of West Palm Beach, Dr. Edgar Mitchell, and Edward Joh, Esq. - Chairman of the Board of Trustees, SFSM.

Moon Rock Dedication

Here are pictures from the ceremony & reception held at the museum

NASA Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell Dr. Edgar Mitchell & Rick Newman
NASA Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell Dr. Edgar Mitchell & Rick Newman

Dr. Edgar Mitchell & Rick Newman NASA Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell
Dr. Edgar Mitchell & Rick Newman NASA Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell

Dr. Edgar Mitchell & Wayne Barton Gathering at Dedication: NASA Director James Kennedy, Mueseum CEO James Rollings, West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel, Nasa Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell, and Museum Chairman of the Board Erik Edward Joh
Dr. Edgar Mitchell & Wayne Barton Gathering at Dedication 

Our Space Artifact Collection
on exhibit at the museum
Our Space Artifact Collection
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The Edgar Mitchell Lunar Sample The HighTechScience.org
Russian SOKOL Space Suit

Part of the HighTechScience.org Space Suit Collection on Exhibit at the South Florida Science Museum
Part of the HighTechScience.org Space Suit Collection

Part of the HighTechScience.org Space Suit Collection on Display at the South Florida Science Museum
Part of the HighTechScience.org Space Suit Collection

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