Bag, Film Magazine, 16 mm, Lunar Module XFR, Apollo 11

Bag, Film Magazine, 16 mm, Lunar Module XFR, Apollo 11

     

This long fabric bag was used to store film magazines from the 16mm data acquisition camera on the lunar module during the Apollo 11 mission. The bag was made to contain and protect a number of film cassettes during storage on the spacecraft prior and after use. Keeping cassettes inside the bag allowed allowed quick access for astronauts during the mission.

NASA transferred this film cassette bag to the Smithsonian in 1970.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Unknown

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Beta Cloth
Nylon
Velcro
Ink
Dimensions
6 1/8" x 3 5/8" x 6 7/8"

This long fabric bag was used to store film magazines from the 16mm data acquisition camera on the lunar module during the Apollo 11 mission. The bag was made to contain and protect a number of film cassettes during storage on the spacecraft prior and after use. Keeping cassettes inside the bag allowed allowed quick access for astronauts during the mission.

NASA transferred this film cassette bag to the Smithsonian in 1970.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Unknown

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Beta Cloth
Nylon
Velcro
Ink
Dimensions
6 1/8" x 3 5/8" x 6 7/8"

ID: A19791633000