A small piece of the moon (and history) is coming to the new Nature Research Center  in 2011. A fragment of lunar sample 70017, collected by the only geologist ever to visit the moon, Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, will be displayed in the Space Observation exhibit.
- N&O Article: State's elusive moon rock soon to become a big star 
- NCSU Bulletin: Moon Rock Mystery 
- Lunar & Planetary Institute: Lunar Sample 70017  photos & information
- NASA: Jack Schmitt having a spot of trouble  collecting samples [mpg video]