Bag With Moon Dust in It Fetches $1.8 Million From a Mystery Buyer

By JACEY FORTIN July 21, 2017 A small white bag that has been to the moon and back — both literally and metaphorically — was purchased by an anonymous buyer for $1,812,500 (including a premium of $312,500) at auction at Sotheby’s on...

Leonard Reiffel, Who Studied Lunar Nuclear Bomb, Dies at 89

Dr. Reiffel revealed that the Air Force had been interested in staging a surprise explosion on or near the moon, and that its goal was propaganda.