Contingency Soil Sampler

Contingency Soil Sampler
Used by astronauts to collect a soil sample immediately after they stepped from a lunar module to the surface to ensure that a sample would be returned to Earth even if astronauts had to curtail their surface explorations.
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  • Source: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
  • Photographer: Eric Long
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