Bag, Film Magazine, 16 mm, Lunar Module XFR, Apollo 11

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This long fabric bag was used to store film magazines from the 16mm data acquisition camera on the lunar module during the Apollo 11 mission. The bag was made to contain and protect a number of film cassettes during storage on the spacecraft prior and after use. Keeping cassettes inside the bag allowed allowed quick access for astronauts during the mission.

NASA transferred this film cassette bag to the Smithsonian in 1970.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA

Materials

  • Beta Cloth
  • Nylon
  • Velcro
  • Ink

Dimensions

6 1/8" x 3 5/8" x 6 7/8"

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Inventory Number

A19791633000