|Astronauts used tongs in order to collect small rock samples (smaller than 10 cm). Those who participated in early Apollo missions used so-called short tongs. Longer, 32-inch tongs were introduced in later missions.|
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|Photographer / Source||Trade Machines FI GmbH|
|Image dimensions||800 x 800 pixels|
Press releases • Jul 18, 2019 13:21 CEST
On July 20, 1969, the first spaceflight landed humans on the Moon. Three names Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and the Apollo 11 Space Program will forever remain engraved in history of humankind. For the 50th anniversary of NASA’s breakthrough achievement, TradeMachines prepared an image gallery presenting 7 tools used by the Apollo 11 astronauts during their lunar landing mission.