Restraining Brackets, IMAX

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.