Combination scoop-and-tong for obtaining small samples of soil and rocks.
The small scoop allowed the astronaut to pick up small rocks or small quantities of lunar soil.
The stiffness of the Apollo space suit made bending over difficult, so tongs were provided to aid in picking up rocks and soil.
These spring scales were calibrated for the one-sixth Earth gravity of the Moon and were used to weigh samples.
Spring scale A
Spring scale B
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