Where today are the Apollo 11 Lunar Sample Displays? Distribution of Apollo 11 Lunar Samples and Flown Flags to Foreign Nations
Where today are the Apollo 17 Goodwill Moon Rocks? In 1972, two astronauts dedicated a moon rock to the nations of the world. Over 100 countries were gifted a piece of this rock. Where are they today?
Official Flight Kit (OFK) manifests:PDFs courtesy research by Souvenirs of Space.
The following press releases and briefings are reprinted from NASA's archives for reference:
Articles Authorized to be Carried on Manned Spaceflight Missions (1972)
Apollo - Astronaut Preference Kit Policy
Apollo 15 - Articles Carried on Manned Space Flights (NASA Release 72-189)
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project - Items That Were Carried on the First International Flight
Policy Directive: Use of Space Shuttle Materials as Mementos
Federal Regulations: Mementos Aboard Space Shuttle Flights
Shuttle: Locating Space Shuttle Tiles by Number
Procedural Requirements: Agreement Between NASA and the Smithsonian Institution...
Personal Preference Kit (OFK) manifests:
Gemini 6A PLT
NASA sometimes responds to autograph requests with machine-generated signatures.
Addresses: Astronauts | Cosmonauts
Neil Armstrong Autograph ExemplarsAs first appeared in abbreviated format in Pen & Quill, here are nearly 100 examples of the first moonwalker's signature, presented chronologically.
Bibliography: Astronaut Authored Books
Legal Briefing: Tip of the Moon Berg
Control of Lunar Materials
Use, Control, and Loan of Lunar Samples for Public and Educational Purposes
USPS: Unflown STS-8 covers (PDF, 148mb)Complete listing of serial numbers of the 238,100 covers that were produced but not flown on the STS-8 space shuttle mission.