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Biblade sampler

Abstract: 
A BiBlade sampler may include a first blade and a second blade in a retracted position. The BiBlade sampler may also include a gripper, which is driven by an actuator. The gripper may include a plurality of fingers to force the first blade and the second blade to remain in a retracted position. When the fingers are unhooked, the first blade and the second blade penetrate a surface of an object.
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Patent Number: 
10012568
Internal Laboratory Ref #: 
NPO-49553-3
Patent Status: 
Patent Issue Date: 
January 1, 1970
Agency
NASA
Region
Far West
State: 
California
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