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Bracket, Television Camera, Apollo 11

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

Summary

Manufacturer: Unknown

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: Overall: 11 in. tall x 4 in. wide x 4 in. deep (27.9 x 10.2 x 10.2cm)

Materials: Blue anodized metal

Using this bracket, Apollo 11 crewmembers could mount a camera inside the spacecraft to allow for hands-free operation of the camera. Settings on the bottom side of the camera bracket allowed them to turn the camera to preset postitions for various activities like rendezvous.

NASA transferred this bracket to the Museum in 1979.

Transferred from NASA

Inventory number: A19791614000

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