Bracket, Television Camera, Apollo 11


Display Status:

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

Bracket, Television Camera, Apollo 11

Collection Item Summary:

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 1970.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Transferred from NASA


Country of Origin

United States of America


Blue anodized metal


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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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