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Apollo 16
Apollo 16 astronauts take lunar soil sample from Station no.9 during EVA

One of the Apollo 16 astronauts takes lunar soil sample at the base of a small boulder at Station no.9 during the second Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-2) at the Descartes landing site. Depressions to th right of the scoop were made when a surface sample was taken. This photograph was taken just before the boulder was rolled over.

Catalog Date: 22 April 1971
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS16-107-17561

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