Lens, 250mm, Apollo 11

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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.

Lens, 250mm, Apollo 11

Collection Item Summary:

Apollo 11 astronauts used this Zeiss telephoto lens with their Hasselblad still cameras to take photographs of the Earth and Moon from the command module. The Velcro tab on the side kept the camera attached to the spacecraft and within handy reach.

This lens was transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1979.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19791537000

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

Germany

Materials

glass, metal, velcro

Dimensions

Overall: 6 1/4 in. long x 3 in. diameter (15.88 x 7.62cm)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Type

EQUIPMENT-Photographic