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Naranjo Museum opens moon rock exhibit

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

Friday the out of this world exhibit opened at the Naranjo Museum of Natural History.

The exhibit features a moon rock and space re-entry helmet.

The moon rock is an Apollo 15 lunar sample collected by astronaut James Irvin at Station 8, adjacent to the lunar module landing.

The rock weighs 109 grams and is over three billion years old.

The exhibit will be open through March 30th.

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