Camera, Aerial, Enviro-Pod


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:

The Enviropod is a 2-camera system used to locate and document cources of environmental pollution. Desighed to fit Cessna 172 or 182 aircraft, the portable pod can be strapped to a waiting plane with no modifications. The Enviropods allow a low cost, rapid response to environmental emergencies or routine monitoring.

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

Transferred from the Environmental Photographic Interpretation Center


stainless steel, rubber, plastic, vinyl, urathane foam, wood, aluminum, batteries (mock-ups)


  • Overall 124 x 40.5 x 37cm
  • Cameras 28 x 16.5 x 27cm
  • Section A: 50 x 40.5 x 37cm
  • Section B: 74 x 40.5 x 37cm

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

2 connecting white metal pods with 2 cameras. It straps onto the aircraft.



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