Battery, Sony Video Camcorder

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 battery assembly powered the Sony Handycam SteadyShot video camcorder used with the Thermal Enclosure System-Crystal Observation System (TES-COS), which housed protein crystal growth experiments on the Space Shuttle.

Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, actively involved in experiments for Shuttle flights, gave this item and a large set of protein crystal growth equipment to the Museum in 2012.