Film Magazine, Hasselblad, 70mm, Apollo 11

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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:

During the Apollo 11 mission, Magazine V was used in the command module by the astronauts for a variety of color photography their July 1969 mission. Images collected on this film roll include lunar module undocking, the lunar surface and Earthrise, as well as images of the Moon and Earth during the trip back to Earth.

Hasselblad cameras and magazines, selected for their reliability and high quality, were used on all lunar missions. The magazines were easily switched out at any time, allowing crew members change between color and black and white film at a moment's notice.

NASA transferred this film magazine to the Museum in 1970.

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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA

Materials

Overall: Aluminium, steel, velcro

Dimensions

Overall: 3 1/2 in. tall x 3 1/2 in. wide x 3 1/2 in. deep (8.9 x 8.9 x 8.9cm)

Country of Origin

Sweden

Type

EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Inventory Number

A19791526000