Film Magazine, Low Light, Maurer, 70mm, Gemini XII

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    Film Magazine, Low Light, Maurer, 70mm, Gemini XII

    film magazine with reels on each end, center section attaches to camera body, has space for filter to be intserted

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

James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

The last of the Gemini missions carried this film magazine for use with a Maurer 70mm camera. The camera was used on Gemini 12 for a variety of scientific photography objectives. The equipment available for these experiments was extensive and included lenses of different focal lengths, special filters, and extra film magazines, which increased the types and amount of photographic work astronauts could do in space.

NASA transferred this film magazine to the Museum in 1976.