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Tool Carrier

Tool Carrier

Tool carriers were used to transport equipment while taking samples of the lunar surface. These carriers consisted of a set of racks onto...

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1.38 MB • 800 x 800 px

Core Tubes

Core Tubes

Core tubes were a practical solution for obtaining samples from below the Moon’s surface. They were hammered into the surface, reaching a...

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1.13 MB • 800 x 800 px

Drill

Drill

In order to retrieve samples from greater depths, astronauts used an electric drill. The drill helped them to bore into the lunar surface...

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Scoop/Shovel

Scoop/Shovel

Just like tongs, scoop was used to pick up samples of the lunar soil. When tongs were useful while picking up rocks, scoop was more conve...

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1.15 MB • 800 x 800 px