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.