Bracket, Television Camera, Apollo 11

Bracket, Television Camera, Apollo 11

     

Using this bracket, Apollo 11 crewmembers could mount a camera inside the spacecraft to allow for hands-free operation of the camera. Settings on the bottom side of the camera bracket allowed them to turn the camera to preset postitions for various activities like rendezvous.

NASA transferred this bracket to the Museum in 1970.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Unknown

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Blue anodized metal
Dimensions
Overall: 11 in. tall x 4 in. wide x 4 in. deep (27.9 x 10.2 x 10.2cm)

Using this bracket, Apollo 11 crewmembers could mount a camera inside the spacecraft to allow for hands-free operation of the camera. Settings on the bottom side of the camera bracket allowed them to turn the camera to preset postitions for various activities like rendezvous.

NASA transferred this bracket to the Museum in 1970.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Unknown

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Blue anodized metal
Dimensions
Overall: 11 in. tall x 4 in. wide x 4 in. deep (27.9 x 10.2 x 10.2cm)

ID: A19791614000