|Core tubes were a practical solution for obtaining samples from below the Moon’s surface. They were hammered into the surface, reaching a maximum depth of 70 centimeters. Apollo 11 astronauts brought 22 kilograms of geologic samples back to Earth. Their two core tubes contained material from up 13 centimeters below the surface.|
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|Photographer / Source||Trade Machines FI GmbH|
|Image dimensions||800 x 800 pixels|
Press releases • Jul 18, 2019 13:21 CEST
On July 20, 1969, the first spaceflight landed humans on the Moon. Three names Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and the Apollo 11 Space Program will forever remain engraved in history of humankind. For the 50th anniversary of NASA’s breakthrough achievement, TradeMachines prepared an image gallery presenting 7 tools used by the Apollo 11 astronauts during their lunar landing mission.