The Astromaterials Acquisition and Curation Office is responsible for the curation of extraterrestrial samples from NASA's past and future sample return missions. Our mission includes the documentation, preservation, preparation, and distribution of samples
from the Moon, asteroids, comets, the solar wind, and the planet Mars.
Genesis Sample Catalog Updated
The catalog of Genesis solar wind samples has been updated on November 2013. Read More...
Petrographic Thin Section Program
Petrographic Thin Section Program Website Updated
Lunar package resources and disk sample photos were added in August 2013. Read More...
Curation Sample Request Deadlines
See sample request deadlines for all collections. Read More...