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Sotheby's to offer the most important space artifact to ever appear at auction

On 20 July 2017, the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Sotheby?s New York is to offer the bag that was used to bring back to Earth the very first sample of lunar material ever collected. Traces of the moon dust and small rocks are still deeply embedded in the fabric of the bag, which is labeled ?Lunar Sample Return? in bold black letters, giving a collector the chance not only to own some of the first lunar material ever collected, but also an exceptionally rare relic of humanity?s greatest achievement ? landing a man on the moon.
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