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Apollo 17
Astronaut Harrison Schmitt retrieving lunar samples during EVA

Scientist-Astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 lunar module pilot, with his adjustable sampling scoop, heads for a selected rock on the lunar surface to retrieve the sample for study. The action was photographed by Apollo 17 crew commander, Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan on the mission's second extravehicular activity (EVA-2), at Station 5 (Camelot Crater) at the Taurus-Littrow landing site.

Catalog Date: 12 December 1972
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS17-145-22165

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