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Core Tubes

Image   •   Jul 18, 2019 13:21 CEST

Core tubes were a practical solution for obtaining samples from below the Moon’s surface. They were hammered into the surface, reaching a maximum depth of 70 centimeters. Apollo 11 astronauts brought 22 kilograms of geologic samples back to Earth. Their two core tubes contained material from up 13 centimeters below the surface.
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