Moon rock bag, purchased for $1000, is returned to woman

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Flags fly in the Texas wind over the Johnson Space Center on Feb. 27, 2017. (KTRK)

Officials at the Johnson Space Center are not happy about a judge's order to return a moon rock bag to a woman in Illinois.

The bag was used during the Apollo 11 mission and is described a NASA lawyer as a 'national treasure'.

It was mistakenly put up for auction in 2015. Nancy Carlson bought it for just under a thousand dollars.

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NASA checked it out and it was legitimate.

Carlson fought in court to keep it, but a judge ruled it has to be returned to Carlson.
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