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‘Oldest matter humankind can touch’: Space treasures auctioned for $1.2 million

Indian Express | 24/02/2022 05:10 PM | Click to read full article

On Wednesday, British auction house Christie’s concluded the sale for many space treasures and racked up more than 1.2 million dollars in sales. The online-only auction was titled, ‘Impact: Martian Lunar and Other Rare Meteorites.'

The bidding was open for two weeks between February 9 to February 23 and close to 60 items were listed for auction. The most unusual item was a doghouse that was hit by meteorites.