Surveyor III's Soil Mechanics Surface Sampler, April 23, 1967, gelatin silver print of a hand mosaic, 22½ x 11¼ inches (575 x 285 mm) overall, matted and framed.
Surveyor III photographs its Soil Mechanics Surface Sampler in trench 2. The device manipulated lunar material in view of the television system, and accumulated 18 hours of operation, yielding significant new information on the strength, texture, and structure of the lunar material to a depth of seven inches.
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£1,300 - 2,000
1,500 - 2,300
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