Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Camera, Stereo 35mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo

    Grey metal roughly cylindrical body canister camera with long retractable handle attached for use by astronauts to carry around lunar surface and take close-up photographs. Grey plastic grip and trigger at end of brass and brown colored handle. Body retracts, held in compressed position by metal latches around centerline of body. Lens opening at opposite end of handle. Grey metal body with off-white top.

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    Apollo Lunar Stereo Camera

    This stereo close-up camera, placed on the soil as shown, took stereo photographs of the lunar surface.
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This Eastman Kodak 35mm camera is the same type as those used to take pairs of close-up photographs of the lunar surface. When the camera’s base was placed on the Moon's surface and the trigger under the handle pulled, the camera would photograph the area beneath its lenses. The resulting photographs would give a three dimensional or stereoscopic effect when placed in a special viewer.

This item was transferred NASA to the Smithsonian in 1971.