From the moon to Kansas to Sotheby’s: a $2 million bag?

From the moon to Kansas to Sotheby’s: a $2 million bag?

From the moon to Kansas to Sotheby’s: a $2 million bag?

This is the Rembrandt hanging on a garage sale, shares of Apple Inc. found in the grandmother’s office.

What about some ideas of moon dust? The real trick. Vintage Apollo 11. Neil Armstrong, 1969.

What could have been a monumental opportunity for the man who transformed a planetarium in Hutchinson, Kansas., Into a world-class museum space (and then served two years of federal time to sell some of his artifacts), or himself Cosmosphere Center and Space, instead belongs to a rock-love lawyer who got lucky with a very neglected online auction for $ 995.

Although NASA never wanted lunar rocks or dust from the surface of the moon exchanged in the open market, the memory space botched stories that a generation ago, have somehow lost a price.

Later, the lawyer fought against the sacking of the person from NASA confirmed with pieces of real moon.

This summer, the sales agency with the golden will auction of Sotheby’s “Lunar Samples Return Bag” – an Apollo 11 case still inlays dust from the moon and rocks in its fabric – for the offering. The auction house plans to go north of $ 2 million for Moonshot relic.

The first lunar walker Armstrong tucked the briefcase into a pocket of his spacesuit after taking samples of the surface after his “leap for humanity”.

The scientists back on their home planet would study the dust had been hidden. However, the agency could land a man on the moon could not keep something that was used during the trip.

The zipper bag would eventually be discarded with other Apollo detritus, Cosmosphere direction the basement and would land in its former garage director.

When the museum manager, Max Ary was later convicted of selling Cosmosphere goods and carrying the product, most of his memorable items were captured, stored for a decade and then sold to pay his fines and restitution to the Cosmosphere .

Two years ago, the US Marshals Service put the bag in the auction with a launch key for a Soviet Soyuz T-14 spacecraft and a headrest for an Apollo command module. Nancy Lee Carlson, a real estate lawyer Inverness, Ill., The ripped on a whim.

She was the only bidder, probably because there was no indication that this was a dust from the moon or flew the first mission to touch the satellite of the original inhabited Earth.

Only after she was sent to Johnson Space Center in Houston to authenticate the actual value of the object is certified. After NASA confirmed that the Apollo 11 wine bag, he refused to return the wallet to Carlson. NASA has argued that he had never intended to give the artifact, and the space agency did not let go.

So he went on. In December, the J. Thomas Marten in Wichita district judge ruled that although the commission service sale was a mistake, the government had no power to reverse the purchase. It was hers.

In February, Carlson took security guards in Houston to remove the bag and held the other Sotheby auction – this one with the true value of the transparent pouch.

South Korea’s Moon Orders Probe After Missile Shield Surprise

South Korea’s Moon Orders Probe After Missile Shield Surprise

South Korea’s Moon Orders Probe After Missile Shield Surprise

South Korea’s new president, Moon Jae-in, has ordered an investigation into how the final components of a controversial strain against US missiles have come to the country without his knowledge.

The president launched the probe after learning that a complete set of six launchers was in South Korea’s territory, moon spokesman Yoon Young-chan told a news conference on Tuesday. Earlier statements from the Defense Ministry – including a conference given to the president last week – have confirmed the deployment of only two launchers for the area’s high altitude defense system, or THAAD.

“Luna looked very shocking” and asked Defense Minister Han Min-koo to confirm that the four pitchers who were already in the country told Yoon reporters. How they were made, who made the decision and why the information kept citizens and the new government were the subjects to be studied, he said.

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Moon’s predecessor, Park Geun-hye, approved the deployment of THAAD, which it said was necessary to protect South Korea against the growth of North Korean nuclear and missile threats. During her election campaign, Luna criticized the anti-democratic decision and called for a parliamentary review and debate on the issue. He also tried to understand China, which opposes the deployment, alleging security reasons.

The first two mobile launchers arrived in South Korea in March and have deployed in Seongju County, southeast of Seoul. A single unit of THAAD comprises six mobile launchers and 48 interceptor missiles, as well as ground and radar control systems, according to the Ministry of Defense website.

Kohli only Indian in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings

Kohli only Indian in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings

Kohli only Indian in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings

LONDON: India captain Virat Kohli is the country’s lone cricketer to be among the top 10 ranking players for ODI CPI as he managed to keep his third place on the bench.
The intense competition in the individual qualification justifies the importance of the next ICC Champions Trophy, since the players of the eight participating teams dominate and not much separates the best players in the fray.
The first three hitters – Villiers AB (874 ratings) from South Africa, Australian David Warner (871) and Kohli (852) are separated by only 22 points.
Other Indians ranked among the top 20 CPI ranking players for ODI hitters, not Rohit Sharma (12), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (13) and Shikhar Dhawan, who dropped a spot to 15.
However, there was disappointment for India in the table of balloon pitchers because no country cricket player are in the list of 10, which is headed by Kagiso Rabada in South Africa.
Spinner Patel Axar left arm is in 11th place with New Zealand’s Matt Henry joint, while Amit Mishra (13) and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (18th joint) are the other two Indian pitchers listed in the top 20 list.
Only 23 points separate the top three pitchers – RABADA (724 points), Imran Tahir (722) and Mitchell Starc (701).
India, South Africa and England have four batters in the top 20 each with New Zealand (three), Australia and Pakistan (two each) also have a significant presence.
Similarly, among bowlers, Bangladesh and England have three at the top 20, followed by New Zealand, South Africa and Australia with two.
On the all-terrain list led by Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh, there are three England players in the top 10.
England’s victory over South Africa, which helped them score two points, also reflects the tight competition that can be expected in a crunch tournament like the ICC Champions Trophy.
The top five ODI teams are close to each other with South Africa (122), Australia (118), India (117), New Zealand (114) and England (112) who have a lot to play in the eight-team tournament.
For example, Australia and India could overtake South Africa by the next upgrade if they win all three league games and South Africa lose all three matches.