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This object is on display in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.


Manufacturer: Westinghouse Electric Corporation

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: Overall: 1 ft 2 in. long x 4 1/2 in. diameter (35.56 x 11.43cm)

Materials: metal, glass, plastic

NASA and its contractors considered adding this surveillance television camera to the lunar module during its development. The camera would have been used to view the lunar surface and to track the astronauts as they worked. The system was never used.

This camera was transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1978.

Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.

Inventory number: A19781866000

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