Artifact: Apollo Lunar Sample Fines Pour, Lunar Receiving Lab (LRL)
Artifact Category: Mission Support Equipment
Period of Employment: July 24 1969 to January 1 1972
Manufacturer: Vollrath Co.
Dimensions: 10.0 x 2.15 Inches
Weight: .9 Pounds
Flight Vehicle System or Component: Scientific Payload/Experimentation
Flown Status: Unflown
Apollo Lunar Sample Pour, employed in the Lunar Receiving Laboratory (LRL) to manipulate lunar fines (small fragments and dust) returned by Apollo 11 and 12 crew members. Stainless steel was selected to reduce the risk of sample contamination.