Restraining Brackets, IMAX

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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:

NASA flew this restraining bracket was used with the IMAX camera in the payload bay of the space shuttle on seven missions in the 1980s and 1990s to film footage for four IMAX productions. The camera was mounted inside an insulated pressurized container in the payload bay and these brackets were used to secure the magazines together and to the container.

Gift of the IMAX Corporation in 2011.

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

Gift of the IMAX Corporation

Materials

Steel

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 2.5 x 21cm (3 x 1 x 8 1/4 in.)

Country of Origin

Canada

Type

EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Inventory Number

A20120259012