This tool was used when a large amount of lunar soil was to be removed from an area.
Bulk Sample Scoop
This scoop was used to pick up large quantities of lunar material.
As the astronauts collected lunar rocks and soil they described the samples to the Mission Control Center and placed them in numbered bags like these.
Lunar samples placed in small plastic bags were stored in the collection bag until they were transferred to the sample return containers. The collection bag was used to carry the smaller numbered bags of lunar samples back to the lunar module.
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