Pouch, Camera, 16mm, Gemini XII

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Zippered pouches like this one from the Gemini XII spacecraft allowed astronauts to secure their camera equipment. In the weightless and cramped confines of an orbiting spacecraft, small objects need secure locations so as not to hinder the work of the astronauts when not being used. NASA also uses Velcro on small items for short term attachment to the inside of the spacecraft.

NASA transferred this pouch to the Museum as part of the Gemini XII spacecraft in 1968.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA

Materials

Synthetic fabric, nylon, plastic, brass, Velcro, polyester, adhesive label

Dimensions

3-D: 24.1 x 15.9 x 8.3cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Inventory Number

A19680265054