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Apollo 17 Lunar Mission
Scientist-astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 lunar module pilot, uses an adjustable sampling scoop to retrieve lunar samples while visiting the moon in 1972. U.S. Naval Research Laboratory geologist Kate Burgess used samples from the Apollo 17 mission during her microscopic research of what’s inside tiny grains of moon dust. (Photo courtesy of NASA/AS17-145-22157)

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