This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
The large adjustable angle scoop consisted of a pivoting head mounted on a shaft which could be connected to an extension handle. The scoop was designed to be either pushed or pulled. Astronauts used this type of scoop on the Apollo 16 and 17 missions. This item was used for training.
NASA transferred this scoop to NASM in 1974.
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- Scoop: Stainless Steel
- Handle: Aluminum
- Fittings: Chrome-plated steel
- 3-D: 35 × 11.2 × 5cm, 0.6kg (1 ft. 1 3/4 in. × 4 7/16 in. × 1 15/16 in., 1.3lb.)
- Overall: 35.4cm, 0.6kg (1 ft. 1 15/16 in., 1.3lb.)
- Other (Pan): 11.4 × 5.1 × 15.2cm (4 1/2 in. × 2 in. × 6 in.)