Heavy-duty aluminum Lunar Receiving Lab (LRL) bolted container with a handle on the cover, measuring an overall 11″ long and 4.5″ in diameter, serial number 010. Sealed in its NASA-MSC wrapper with affixed service tag reading, “Cleaned for Service.” In fine condition. Still sealed in original bag. These containers were designed to isolate and protect samples collected from the lunar surface. A heavy-duty vessel such as this would have been used to store lunar samples under vacuum within the Lunar Receiving Laboratory.
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