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Lens, 75mm, Data Acquisition Camera, Apollo 11

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Lens, 75mm, Data Acquisition Camera, Apollo 11

     

This 75mm focal length lens was used with the Apollo 11 Command Module data acquisition camera (DAC) during its July 1969 mission. In order to document different technical procedures during the mission, such as docking and undocking with the lunar module, different lenses were available to the astronauts in order to capture these mission elements.

NASA transferred this lens to the Museum in 1969.

Transferred from NASA Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Angenieux

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Metal, glass
Dimensions
Overall: 11.43 x 4.76cm (4 1/2in. x 1 7/8in.)

This 75mm focal length lens was used with the Apollo 11 Command Module data acquisition camera (DAC) during its July 1969 mission. In order to document different technical procedures during the mission, such as docking and undocking with the lunar module, different lenses were available to the astronauts in order to capture these mission elements.

NASA transferred this lens to the Museum in 1969.

Transferred from NASA Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Angenieux

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Metal, glass
Dimensions
Overall: 11.43 x 4.76cm (4 1/2in. x 1 7/8in.)

ID: A19980004000


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