Apollo/Advanced Range Instrumentation Aircraft

Worldwide Support of Space and Earth Programs for 35 Years

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Moon Rock Express Apollo 14

A/RIA had another mission that was unique; the transfer of moon rocks to Houston, Texas from downrange. Picture was taken of A/RIA 60-0372 at Patrick Air Force Base in 1971 after returning from Houston, Texas after delivery of the Apollo 14 Moon Rocks.

Center: Major Conrad John Luecke
Right: Al Militano

Source: Freida Luecke