Presentation of Space Camera to National Air Museum

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Summary

Presentation of space camera, the first camera to take motion pictures of the earth from an altitude of more than 300 miles, to National Air Museum (NAM) by General Electric Company at the Air and Space Building, with Philip S. Hopkins (left), director of NAM, and Secretary Leonard Carmichael (right).

Subject

  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Hopkins, Philip S
  • National Air Museum (U.S.)
  • General Electric Company
  • National Air and Space Museum

Notes

USNM No. 47829B

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder 26, Image No. SIA_000095_B57_F26_002

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1961
  • February 28, 1961

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Cameras
  • Special events

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F26_002]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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