Camera, Digital, Nikon, Shuttle
- Flown on space shuttle missions in the 1990s, these were the high resolution SLR digital cameras available on the market at the time. It featured a 2036 x 3060 pixel charge coupled device (CCD) imager yielding 6 million pixels resolution for a full 36-bit color image, with a continuous frame capture rate of 12 seconds/per image. An internal microphone permited voice recorded image identification and annotation. The camera could record 250 images per battery charge, and recharging took one hour. Image storage was on removable PC cards. Images could be displayed and printed immediately on a personal computer and transmitted anywhere in the world by data links or over the Internet. The Nikon N90s camera body accepted standard lenses and accessories.
- NASA transferred this camera to the Museum in 2008.
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- Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.
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- Restrictions & Rights
- Usage conditions apply
- Plastic, metal, glass, velcro, fabric
- Overall: 20.32 x 9.53 x 7.62cm (8in. x 3 3/4in. x 3in.)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
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