Lens, 250mm, Apollo 11

Lens, 250mm, Apollo 11

     

Apollo 11 astronauts used this Zeiss telephoto lens with their Hasselblad still cameras to take photographs of the Earth and Moon from the command module. The Velcro tab on the side kept the camera attached to the spacecraft and within handy reach.

This lens was transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1979.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
Germany

Manufacturer
Carl Zeiss G.m.b.H.

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
glass, metal, velcro
Dimensions
Overall: 6 1/4 in. long x 3 in. diameter (15.88 x 7.62cm)

Apollo 11 astronauts used this Zeiss telephoto lens with their Hasselblad still cameras to take photographs of the Earth and Moon from the command module. The Velcro tab on the side kept the camera attached to the spacecraft and within handy reach.

This lens was transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1979.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
Germany

Manufacturer
Carl Zeiss G.m.b.H.

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
glass, metal, velcro
Dimensions
Overall: 6 1/4 in. long x 3 in. diameter (15.88 x 7.62cm)

ID: A19791537000