Shutter, Camera, Lunar Lander, Surveyor

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:

The Surveyor probes were the first U.S. spacecraft to land safely on the Moon and each was equipped with a television camera identical to the test article shown here. This camera consisted of a vidicon tube, 25- and 100-mm focal length lenses, shutters, and color filters.

This artifact was donated by NASA in 1970 and is currently in storage at the Garber facility of NASM.