Recorder, Audio Cassette with 4 Tapes, Apollo 12

Apollo astronauts’ carried a small, battery-powered cassette voice recorder with them in the Command Module during lunar missions. The recorder was used to record information relevant to the crew log. This recorder and tapes were flown on the Apollo 12 mission and transferred to the Smithsonian in 1974.

Transferred from the NASA - Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Sony

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Communications Devices

Materials
Overall- Metal, Plastic, Velcro Patches
Dimensions
3-D: 9.5 x 3.8 x 13.3cm (3 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

Apollo astronauts’ carried a small, battery-powered cassette voice recorder with them in the Command Module during lunar missions. The recorder was used to record information relevant to the crew log. This recorder and tapes were flown on the Apollo 12 mission and transferred to the Smithsonian in 1974.

Transferred from the NASA - Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Sony

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Communications Devices

Materials
Overall- Metal, Plastic, Velcro Patches
Dimensions
3-D: 9.5 x 3.8 x 13.3cm (3 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

ID: A19740665000