Case, Camera, Rocket Borne

Case, Camera, Rocket Borne

     

Protective case for a flown 16 mm motion picture camera that was flown aboard an Aerobee-hi rocket on October 5, 1954 and secured wide-field images of weather patterns (Catalogue #19870070000). Painted red to facilitate retrieval after flight. Evidence of rough handling due to violent landing.

Donor unknown

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Naval Research Laboratory

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Rockets & Missiles

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Metal
Dimensions
Overall: 3 in. tall x 4 1/4 in. wide x 7 in. deep (7.6 x 10.8 x 17.8cm)

Protective case for a flown 16 mm motion picture camera that was flown aboard an Aerobee-hi rocket on October 5, 1954 and secured wide-field images of weather patterns (Catalogue #19870070000). Painted red to facilitate retrieval after flight. Evidence of rough handling due to violent landing.

Donor unknown

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Naval Research Laboratory

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Rockets & Missiles

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Metal
Dimensions
Overall: 3 in. tall x 4 1/4 in. wide x 7 in. deep (7.6 x 10.8 x 17.8cm)

ID: A19870071000