Lens, 16mm, Fisheye, Nikon, Shuttle

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This object is on display in the Moving Beyond Earth exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

This Nikon fisheye lens was used on the STS-30 and STS-31 (Hubble deployment mission) space shuttle missions in the early 1990s with a Hasselblad camera, one of the most commonly used cameras in the space program. Lenses of this size are typically used for interior spacecraft photography a when wide angle views are desired.

NASA transferred this lens to the Museum in 2008 when it was no longer needed for spaceflight.