28 Jun. 1999
Kennedy Space Center, USA
- UNDATED FILE PHOTO - A close-up view of the lunar rocks contained in the second Apollo 11 sample return container are shown in this undated file picture. The rock box was opened for the first time in the Vacuum Laboratory of the Manned Spacecraft Center's Lunar Receiving Laboratory, on August 5, 1969. The 30th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission is July 16 (launch) and July 20 (landing on the moon).