Base (2nd part), Support Structure, ICBC, IMAX


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:

NASA used this support bracket to hold the IMAX payload bay camera prior to installation and during use in its special container in the payload bay of the space shuttle. This black bracket was attached to the camera while the long support rods sat in a base unit prior to loading in the container. Using a sling, the camera was lifted off the base and installed in the container.

Gift of the IMAX Corporation in 2011.

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


Credit Line

Gift of the IMAX Corporation


  • HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
  • Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Copper Alloy


3-D: 62.2 × 26.7 × 8.9cm (2 ft. 1/2 in. × 10 1/2 in. × 3 1/2 in.)

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