The trenching tool was used to dig trenches in the lunar surface. It was flown only on Apollo 14; its task was assumed by large adjustable-angle scoops on later missions.
This object was used for training and was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1975.
Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- NASA - Johnson Space Center
- Stainless Steel
- Overall: 3ft 5/8in., 2.9lb. (93.03cm, 1.315kg)
- Other (Blade): 1 15/16in. x 5 7/8in. (5 x 15cm)