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Apollo 12
Photograph of core tube with extension handle driven into lunar soil

A photograph of a core tube, with extension handle, driven into lunar soil during the Apollo 12 extravehicular activity. By joining the two core tubes in series, soil samples may be taken to a depth of approximately two feet.

Catalog Date: 19 November 1969
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS12-47-7007

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