Geology and Soil Mechanics Tools and Equipment[1]

 

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Apollo Lunar Surface Hand Tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Hammer

1

1

1

1

1

1

   Large Scoop

1

1

1

0

0

0

   Adjustable Scoop

0

0

0

1

1

1

   Extension Handle

1

1

1

1

2

2

   Gnomon

1

1

1

1

1

1

    Tongs

1

1

1

1

2

2

   Adjustable Trenching Tool

0

0

1

0

0

0

   Rake

0

0

0

1

1

1

   Core Tubes

2

4

6

0

0

0

   Core Tube Caps

2

1

0

0

0

0

   Drive Tubes (Lower)

0

0

0

5

5

5

   Drive Tubes (Upper)

0

0

0

4

4

4

   Drive Tube Cape  and Bracket Assembly

0

0

0

3

5

5

   Drive Tube Tool Assembly

0

0

0

0

1

1

   Spring Scale

1

1

0

0

0

0

   Sample Scale

0

0

1

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tool Carrier

0

0

0

1

1

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sample Return Container

2

2

2

2

2

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bags and Special Containers

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Small Sample Bags

5

0

0

0

0

0

   Documented Sample Bags (15-Bag Dispenser)

1

3

1

0

0

0

   Documented Sample Bags (20-Bag Dispenser)

0

0

0

6

7

8

   Documented Sample Bags (35-Bag Dispenser)

0

1

2

0

0

0

   Round Documented Sample Bag

0

0

0

0

0

48

   Protective Padded Sample Bag

0

0

0

0

2

0

   Documented Sample Weigh Bag

2

4

4

0

0

0

   Sample Collection Bag

0

0

0

2

2

2

   Gas Analysis Sample Container

1

1

0

0

0

0

   Core Sample Vacuum Container

0

1

3

3

1

1

   Solar Wind Composition Bag

2

1

1

0

0

0

   Magnetic Shield Sample Container

0

0

1

0

0

0

   Extra Sample Collection Bags

0

0

0

4

6

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organic Control Sample

0

1

2

2

2

0

Lunar Surface Sampler (Beta Cloth)

0

0

0

0

1

0

Lunar Surface Sampler (Velvet)

0

0

0

0

1

0

Lunar Rover Vehicle Soil Sampler

0

0

0

0

0

1

Magnetic Sample Assembly

0

0

0

0

1

0

Tether Hook

1

1

1

0

0

0

Lunar Surface Drill

0

0

0

1

1

1

Core Stem With Bit

0

0

0

1

1

1

Core Stems Without Bit

0

0

0

5

5

5

Core Stem Cap and Retainer Assembly

0

0

0

2

2

2

Self-Recording Penetrometer

0

0

0

1

1

0


[1]JSC-09423, p. 3-27.

 

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