Lens Caps, 3X, Canon, 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 Caps, 3X, Canon, Shuttle

Collection Item Summary:

These lens caps protect a 3X zoom lens used with the Canon 8mm video camera on Space Shuttle flights in the 1990s. 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 one in 2005.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A20060439001

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

Japan

Materials

Plastic, velcro

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6cm (3 in.)

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