Government sues Apollo 14 astronaut over lunar camera

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    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government has sued a former NASA astronaut to recover a camera used to explore the moon's surface during the 1971 Apollo 14 mission after seeing it slated for sale in a New York auction.
    The lawsuit, filed in Miami federal court on Wednesday, accuses Edgar Mitchell of illegally possessing the camera and attempting to sell it for profit.
    In March, NASA learned that the British auction house Bonhams was planning to sell the camera at an upcoming Space History Sale, according to the suit. … 01390.html

    wow,you've got big troubles when the entire govt sues you! yikes

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      klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Maybe they can use the money gained from these lawsuits to continue the space launchings in Cape Canaveral.