Lens Cap, 15X, Canon Camcorder, Shuttle

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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 Cap, 15X, Canon Camcorder, Shuttle

Collection Item Summary:

This lens cap covers the 15X zoom lens that was used with a Canon 8mm format video camera on Space Shuttle flights in the 1990s until at least 1996. Astronauts could use several interchangeable lenses for different photography tasks.

NASA transferred various cameras and lenses to the Museum when they were no longer needed for missions in space, this cap in 2005.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A20060434001

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

Japan

Materials

Plastic, velcro

Dimensions

Diameter: 3 in. (7.6 cm)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Photographic