Microphone, Camcorder, Canon Space 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 microphone was used with the Canon 8mm video cameras on Space Shuttle missions in the 1990s. Astronauts used the cameras to record crew activities, document experiments, and do Earth observations.

NASA transferred a variety of cameras and related equipment to the Museum in 2005 when no longer needed for spaceflight.