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Apollo 15
View of container of green-colored lunar soil in Lunar Receiving Laboratory

A close-up view of a container full of green-colored lunar soil in the Non-Sterile Nitrogen Processing Line (NNPL) in the Lunar Receiving Laboratory (LRL) at the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC). This sample, broken down into six separate samples after this photo was made, was made up of comprehensive fines from near Spur Crater on the Apennine front. The numbers assigned to the sample include numbers 15300 through 15305. Astronauts David R. Scott and James B. Irwin took the sample during the second extravehicular activity (EVA), at a Ground Elapsed Time (GET) of 146:05 to 146:06.

Catalog Date: 13 August 1971
Film Type: 120mm
NASA image: S71-43052

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