Camera, Data Acquisition, Lunar Rover, 16mm, Apollo

This 16mm Data Acquisition Camera (DAC) was manufactured by J. A. Maurer Company for the Apollo program, though it never flew on a mission. DACs were used in both the command and lunar modules during the program to document docking and undocking procedures, as well as descent to and ascent from the lunar surface.

NASA transferred this camera to the Museum in 1989.

Transferred from NASA - Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
J. A. Maurer, Inc.

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Body: aluminum
Lens: aluminum, plastic, glass
Dimensions
Overall: 6 in. tall x 10 in. long (15.24 x 25.4cm)

This 16mm Data Acquisition Camera (DAC) was manufactured by J. A. Maurer Company for the Apollo program, though it never flew on a mission. DACs were used in both the command and lunar modules during the program to document docking and undocking procedures, as well as descent to and ascent from the lunar surface.

NASA transferred this camera to the Museum in 1989.

Transferred from NASA - Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
J. A. Maurer, Inc.

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Body: aluminum
Lens: aluminum, plastic, glass
Dimensions
Overall: 6 in. tall x 10 in. long (15.24 x 25.4cm)

ID: A19890115000