Transporting equipment on EVAs may be done many ways. An Apollo astronaut demonstrates an early method of moving with the film magazine awkwardly tethered to his wrist.
[Here they do the task in] a more controlled manner using a mechanical system such as this extendible
Another astronaut delivers and recovers film magazines for the solar telescopes. The magazines weigh seventy-five
Earth pounds (about thirty kilograms).
The boom of "S" shape cross section made of thin steel extends and rewinds on a spool.
Even though the boom was very effective, the astronauts also accomplished this task using a close loop pull-around cable system called a "Brooklyn clothesline".