Film Magazine, Arriflex, Space Shuttle


Display Status:

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

Film Magazine, Arriflex, Space Shuttle

Collection Item Summary:

This film magazine was part of an Arriflex 16mm motion picture camera used on a number of Space Shuttle missions. The Arriflex 16mm SRII camera was the first compact high-quality motion picture camera used by astronauts. Its size and quality made it well-suited for use in space, until even smaller high-quality digital video cameras became available.

After switching to digital video for spaceflight, NASA transferred some no-longer-needed film camera equipment to the Museum in 2004.

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Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.


Country of Origin



Hard plastic, stainless steel, velcro, aluminum, paper


Overall: 7in. x 3 1/2in. x 8 1/4in. (17.78 x 8.89 x 20.96cm)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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