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on verso, top right printed in black ink on applied barcode label: historicimages.com / nera00525; upper left NASA logo stamped in purple ink; upper center stamped in purple ink: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION / 400 MARYLAND AVENUE, S. W. WASHINGTON, D. C. 20546; upper center: FOR RELEASE: April 24, 1967 / PHOTO NO. 67-H-481; upper center: This photograph is released for non-commercial, non-copyrightable / public information use. Written permission must be received from NASA / if this photograph is used in advertising, posters, books, etc., layout and / copy must be submitted to NASA for approval prior to release.; center: PASADENA, Calif., --SURVEYOR III - 30 -- Mosaic of four / narrow-angle pictures of the Surveyor III surface sampler / and the trench it furrowed in the lunar surface. The / scoop is resting in the further end (top) of the 15-inch- / long, two-inch-wide trench. As [sic?] this stage, after one pass by the scoop, the trench is about three to four / inches deep and the sampler is positioned for a second / pass. Further end of the trench is about 40 inches from / the spacecraft. The scoop door is open and can be seen / in the exact center of the top segment of the mosaic. / Some of the lunar fragments produced by trenching are / angular, some are rounded. The four pictures in this mosaic / were taken by Surveyor III's television camera during the / April 22-23 viewing period of the Goldstone Space / Communications Station. Area covered in the original / drag tape, seen extended from the scoop to bottom of / picture are two inches apart.; by unknown hand, lower left in black ink: A33813- Surveyor; lower right stamped in purple ink: REFERENCE / MAY 15 '67 / N. L. A.; bottom center: PHOTO CREDIT -- NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. (Historic Images, Memphis); Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
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