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This object is on display in the Rockets & Missiles at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Summary

Manufacturer: Naval Research Laboratory

Country of Origin: United States of America

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

Materials: Metal

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

Inventory number: A19870071000

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