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P I L O T HANDBOOK OF OPERATIONAL FOR SPACE MANNED E Q U I

PILOT

HANDBOOK

OF

OPERATIONAL

FOR

SPACE

MANNED

EQUIPMENT

FLIGHT

Report

No.

CD42-A/SL-997

Prepared By

POE

Equipment

Development

Section

Crew

Flight

and Design Branch

Integration Division

Crew

NatiDnal AeronautiC� aml Space Administration

LYNDON B. JOHNSON SPACE CENTER

Houston, TextJA

JUNE

1973

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword

Li st of Illus tr ati ons

1.0 Introduction

2.0

2.1 Data Acquis ition Camera (DAC ) ( SEB33100100 )

16 mm . Sequen ce Camera S ystem
16 mm . Sequen ce Camera S ystem

2.2 DAC

2.3

2.�

2 .5

2

2

2

2.9

2.10

2.11

2.12 Right Angle Mirror ( SEB3310005l)

2.13

2.14

2.15 DAC Spare Fuse ( SEB33100266)

2.16 Remote Control

2.17 DAC Power Pack ( SEB3 3l00304 )

2.18 Universal Mount

2.19

2.20 DA C

2.21 DAC

Film Magazine ( 140) ( SEB33l00l25)

DAC Transport Mechanism ( SEB33l00278 ) DAC Fi lm Cas sette (400) ( SEB33100279 )

5

10

18

25

75

100

180 mm .

( SEB33100010) ( SEB33 100018 ) ( SEB33l00054) ( SEB33l000l9)

mm .

mm .

mm.

mm .

mm .

mm

Lens

( SEB33 100056 )

. 6

.7

. 8

Lens

Lens

Lens

Lens

.

Lens

Lens

( S EB33 10002 5) ( SEB33 100017 )

( CM)

DAC

Power

Cable

(S EB33 l00038) ( SEC33l00567 )

DAC Power Cable (sws)

Cab le ( SEB33100020)

( SEC39lo6239)

DAC EVA Bracket ( SEC33lOOOo6)

Hand le ( S EB 331 003 03 )

RCU Bracket ( SEB33100396)

Cab le ( SEB33100020) ( SEC39lo6239) DAC EVA Bracket ( SEC33lOOOo6) Hand le ( S EB

3 .17

3.19

4.5

2.22

DAC

Right

Angle Adapter Bracket ( SEB33100277 )

2.23

DAC

Wedge

Bracket ( SEB33100564 )

 

3.0

35 mm. Still Camera System

 

3.1

35

mm .

Nikon

Camera

(NK)

( Motorized)

( SEB33100772)

3.2

55

mm .

Visib le Lens ( SEB33100773)

3.3

55 mm .

UV Lens ( SEB33 100774 )

3.4

Fi lm Ca s s ette As semb ly ( S EB33 1007 75)

3.5

NK

Battery As s embly (SEB33100777)

3.6

NK

Timer

( SEB33100776 )

 

3.7

NK Timer Battery (SEC33100796)

 

3.8

Twin Fi lt �r Slide Ass emb ly ( S EC33 100789 )

3 . 9

Sing le

Fi lter Assemb ly

( S EC 3310079 0)

 

3.10 35

mm .

Filter

Assemb ly

(Haze)

( SEB33 10079 l)

3.11 35

mm .

Nikon

Camera ( SEB33100008 )

3.12 55

mm .

Lens

( SEB33100009)

 

B

B

B

B

B

3.13 Po lari zation

35

3.15 35 mm . Camera Bracket ( SEB33100784)

3

3.14

Fi lter Ass emb ly ( SEB33 l00888 )

mm .

35

Filter Ass embly ( SEB33l00889 )

.16

3.18

mm. Acces sory Bracket Assy.

Extens ion Tube (SEC 33100895)

( SEC 33 10094 5)

E2

35 mm. Lens

(SEC33100938)

Automatic Flash As sy .

(SEC33100939 )

3.20

Automat ic Flash Assy . Battery Pack

( SEC33100940)

4.0

70 mm . Still Camera System

4. 1

Has selb lad Data Camera ( HDC) (SEB33100040)

4.2 Film Magazine ( SEB33100082 )

4.3

60

mm.

Lens

( SEB33l00048 )

4.1+

80 mm .

Lens

( SEB3310026l)

100

mm.

Le ns

( S EB33 10004 1)

4

.6

Hasselblad

Battery ( SEB33100174)

4

. 7

Polari zing

Filter

( SEB33100113 )

4.9

7.1

7 -3

8.3

8.4

4.9 7.1 7 -3 8.3 8.4 4.8 4.10 Handle and Tr igger As sembl ies (

4.8

4.10

Handle and

Tr igger As sembl ies

( SEB33l00293 and SEB3 3l00294 )

Ha sse 1blad

Electric Camera ( HEC )

( SEB33l00l02)

105

mm .

UV Lens

(SEB33l00004 )

4.11

250

mm .

Lens

( SEB33l00032)

4.12 mm.

500

Lens

( SEB33l00284)

4.13 Fi lter As semblies ( SEB3 3l00050)

4.14 Inter valometer ( SEB33l00043 )

4.15 Ring S ight ( SEB33 l0003l)

5.0 Earth Terrain Camera System

5.1 Ea rth

Terrain Camera ( ETC )

(SEC 33l00786)

5.2

ETC

Magazine ( SEC 33l00787 )

5

-3

ETC

Fi lm Canis ter As s emb ly ( SEC 33l00886 )

5

. 4

S AL Window As semb ly ( S EC 33 l00788 )

6.0

Light Meter System

6.1

Spotmeter ( SEB33l00l04)

6.2

Spotmeter Batt ery ( SEB33l00064)

7.0

Tape Recorder System

Voice Re corder ( SEB33 l00262)

7.2 Tape Cassette ( SEB33l00263)

Recorder Battery ( SEB33l00264 )

8.0 M�s cel1aneous Support Equipment

x 40 ( SEBl 2l00078 )

8.2 Binocular 10 x 40 ( SEBl2l00037 )

8.1 Monocular

10

Sunglas ses ( SEBl2l00033) and Pouch ( SEBl2l00034 )

Chronograph ( SEBl2l0003 9) and Watchband (SEBl2l00030)

8.5 Timer ( SEB33l00092 )

8

8 . 7

8

8

. 10

8

8 . 11

. 9

. 8

. 6

Data Record ing Pen

Pencil ( SEBl2l0008l)

( SEBl2l0005l)

Marker

Pen

( SEBl2l00082)

S lide Rule

( SEB33l00047)

Exerc iser

(SEB33l00l86)

Meter

Tape ( SEBl2l00050)

Cover ( SEB33l00063 )

8 . 12

8.13 Lens Brush ( SEB33l00402 )

8

. 14

EVA

Retractable Tether

( SEB33l0029l)

8.1 5

EVA

Cuff Ch e ck lis t ( S EB33 l003 02)

8

. 16

Wr ist Mirror

( SDBl2 l00086)

B

8.17

Clip for Data File ( SEB32l00094)

8

. 18

Motion Sickness Bag

( $EBl2l00085)

B

8.19

Le ak Rate Indicator

( SEC32l00023)

B

B 8.20 Ut ility Bag ( SEC l2l00087 )

8.20

Ut ility Bag ( SEC l2l00087 )

 
 

B

8.21

Optics Cleaning Kit ( SEC33l00890 and SEC33l0089l)

B

8.22

ATM Board Assembly ( SEC32lOOl88 )

B

8.23

Knee Board Assemb ly ( SEC 32lOOl89)

B

8.24

Doub le

Cl ipboard Assembly ( SEC 32l00l87 )

B

8.25

Double

Clip Assemb ly ( SEC 32l00l79 )

B

8.26

Support Equipment Container As s emb ly ( S EC 33l0092 3)

B

8.27

Book Tether Assembly ( SEC 32l00l80)

B

8.28

Skylab

Earth Or bital Map ( S EC 32l00l5 3)

B

8.29

Un ited

States Map Assemb ly ( S EC3 2lOOl6l)

B

8 .30

Large Data Card Kit ( SEC32lOOl62 )

) B 8.29 Un ited States Map Assemb ly ( S EC3 2lOOl6l) B 8 .30
B 8.31 Automatic Flash and Battery Assembly Bag ( SEC33100943) B 8.3 2 Bag Ass

B

8.31

Automatic Flash and Battery Assembly

Bag ( SEC33100943)

B

8.3 2

Bag Ass emb ly for 35

mm. Camera Lens ( S EB33 100944 )

B

8.33

Teleprinter Message

Book (SKC3210015 5)

B

8.34

Flight Data File Book Assembly Back (SKB32100142)

B 8 . 35

Data

Card Ass emb ly Kit ( SEB32100025 )

B 8.36

Data

Card Kit Spring (SEB32100025 )

B

8.37

Tape

Dispenser ( SEB32100025)

Bib liography

) B 8.36 Data Card Kit Spring (SEB32100025 ) B 8.37 Tape Dispenser ( SEB32100025) Bib

3. 1-4

Figure
Figure

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Title

2

. 1-l

Data

Acqui si tion

Came ra

3ack , Top, and Front View

2.

1-2

Data

Acquisitio n

Camera

Re ar View

2.

2-l

DA C Fi lm Magazine (1 40 )

2

. 3-l

DA C Transport Mechanism ( 400 )

2

.4-l

DA C Fi lm Ca ss ette ( 4 00)

 

2.5 -l

5

mm.

Le ns and Fiel d-of-Vie w Ch art

2

.6-l

10

mm

.

Le ns

and

Field-of-Vi ew

Ch art

2.7-l

18

mm .

Lens

and

Fie ld-of-View Chart

2.

8-l

25

mm .

Lens

and

Fie l d-of-View

Chart

2.9-l

75

mm .

Lens and Field-of-Vie w Ch art

2.

9-2

75

mm .

Lens with Extender

 

') '"

1

100

mm. Lens

and

Fiel d-of-Vi ew Ch art

2.10-2

100

mm . Lens

with Extender

2.ll-l

180

mm. Lens and Fiel d-of-View Ch art

2. 12-l

Right Angle Mirror

2

. 13-l

DA C Power

Cab le

( CM)

2.14-l

DA C Power

Cab le ( SWS )

2

. 15-l

DA C Spare

Fu se Assemb ly

2.16-l

2. 17 -l

2 . 18-l

2. 19-l

2 . 19 -2

20-l

. 21-l

. 22-l

. 23-l

. 1-l

. 1-2

. 1-3

2.

2

2

2

3

3

3

Remote Control Cable ( -305 )

DAC Power Pack ( -305)

Un iver sal Mount

DA C EVA Br acket

Skylab DA C EVA Ass emb ly

DAC Handle

DA C R CU Bracket

DAC Right Angle Adapter Bracket

DAC Wedge Bracket

35

mm . Nikon Visible Camera ( -301) and Lens

35

mm. Nikon UV Camera ( -30 2) and Lens

Nikon Back View Nikon wi th Back Open

3.2-l

55

mm. Vi s ible Lens

3.3-l

55

mrn .

UV

Lens

3.3-2

UV Lens Spectral Transmission

3

. 4-l

Fi lm Cas s ette

Ass embly

3.5-l

Ni kon Battery

Assemb ly

3

. 5-2

Battery Installation in Nikon

3.6-l

Nikon Timer

3

.6-2

Connection of Timer to Nikon

3

.7-l

Nikon Timer Battery

3.8-l

Twin Filter Slide Assemb ly

3.8-2

Twin Fi lter Assemb ly Installed on Nikon

3 .9-l

S

ingle Filter Assemb ly

3 . 10-l

Haze Filter Assemb ly

 

3.11-l

35

mm . Nikon Camera and Lens

3.13-l

Polar i zing Filter As sembly

3.14-l

35

mm . Filter

Ass embly

 

3.15-1

35

mm .

Camera Bracket

B

3.17-l

E

2

Extens ion Tub e

 

B

3.18-l

35

mrn.

Lens

B

3.18-2

35

mm.

Lens Field-of-View Chart

B

3.19-l

Automatic

Flash

As sy.

 

B

3.19-2

Automatic Flash Assy. Battery Pack

4.1-l

Hasselblad Data Camera, Front View

4.1-2

Has selblad

Data

Camera ,

Rear View

4.1-3

HDC Glas s Re s eau Plate

 

4.1-4

Res eau Grid Layout

4.1-5

Lun ar Sur fac e HDC /6 0 mm .

Le ns As semb ly

4.1-6

Lunar

Fi lm

Film

Sur fac e

(

HDC /500 mrn .

Lens As s emb ly

4.2-l

Magazine

- 301)

for

Skylab Us e

4.2-2

Magazine

( - 217)

for

Lunar Sur face Us e

4.3-l

60

mrn . Lens

and Field-of-View Chart

4.3-2

60

mrn.

Lens Installed on HDC

4.3-3

60

mm .

Lens Radial Distortion (Typical)

4.4-l

80

mm .

Lens and Field-of-View Chart

4.4-2

80 mm.

Lens Radial Distortion

(Typical)

4.5-l

100 mm.

Lens

4

. 5-2

100

mm.

Lens Radial Di stortion (Typical)

4 .6-1

Has selblad

Batter y and Installation

4

.7-1

Polarizing Filter

 

4

. 7-2

Filter

Installed on 60 mm . Lens

4 . 7-2 Filter Installed on 60 mm . Lens

4.8-1

Handle

and

Tr ig ger Assemb led on HDC

4

. 9-1

Has selblad

Electr ic

Camera, Front View

4

. 9-2

Has selb lad

Electr ic

Camera ,

Rear View

4

.9-3

Has selb lad

Ele ctr ic

Camera, Bottom View

4.10-1

105

mm .

UV

Lens

4.10-2

Spe ctral Transmi ss ion (Typical)

 

4.11-1

250

mm.

Lens

and

Fie ld- of-View

Ch

art

4.12-1

500

mm .

Len s and Fie ld-o f-View

Ch

art

4.12-2

Lunm· Surface 500 mm . Lens

( -302 )

4.13-1

Typical Fi lt er Assemb ly

 

4.14-1

20-Second Intervalometer ( -301)

4.14-2

8-Second Intervalometer ( -302)

4.15-1

Ring

Sight

Installed on HE C

4.15-2

Ri ng Si ght

Vi ewing Ch ara cte ris tics

5

. 1-l

Earth

Terrain

Camera

Assemb ly,

Front View

5

. 1-2

Ear th Terrai n Came ra Asse mb ly, Rear View

5.1-3

ETC Control Box Face

5.2-1

ET C Magazine ,

Front View

 

5.2-2

ET C Magazine ,

Rear View

5 . 3-1

5 . 4-l

5 . 4-2

ETC Film Canis ter Assemb ly

SAL

ETC Installed in OWS

Window Assemb ly

6.1-l

Spotmeter ,

Front View

6.1-2

Spotmeter ,

Rear View

6 . 1-3

Spotmeter Scales

6.2-1

Spotmeter Battery

7.1-l

Voice

Recorder with Cas se tte and Batter y

7. 1-2

Voice Recorder , Side View

7.1-3

Vo ice

Recorder Co ntr ols

7.2-l

Tape Ca s s e tte

y 7. 1-2 Voice Recorder , Side View 7.1-3 Vo ice Recorder Co ntr ols 7.2-l

7 . 3-l

Recorder Battery

8. 1-l

Monocular ,

10

x

40

8.2-l

Binocular ,

10

x

40

8.3-l

Sunglas ses and Pouch

8.4-l

Chronograph and Watchband

8.5-l

Timer

8

. 6-l

Data Recording Pen

8.7-l

Penc il

8.8-l

Marker Pen

Recording Pen 8.7-l Penc il 8.8-l Marker Pen .,   8 .9-l Slide Rule   8.10-l

.,

 

8

.9-l

Slide Rule

 

8.10-l

Exerciser

8.11-l

Meter Covers

8

. 12-l

Tape Roll

8.13-l

Lens Brush

8.14-l

Small

EVA

Retractable

Tether

( -301,

-304,

-305 )

8.14-2

Lar ge EVA Retractable Tether ( -303 )

 

8.15-l

EVA Cuff Checkli st

B

8.17-l

C lip for Data File

 

8.18-l

Mot ion

Si ckness

Bag, St owe d Condi gur ati .on

 

8.18-2

Motion Sickness Bag

 

B

8

. 1 9- l

Leak Ra te Indicator

B

8

. 20-1

Utility

Ba g

,

.B

8.21-1

Optics

Cl eani ng Kit

I,ar ge

B

8.21-2

Optics

Cleaning Kit , Small

 

B

8

. 22-1

ATM Board Assemb lies

 

B

8.23-l

Kn ee Board Assembly

B

8.24-l

Cl ipboard Assemb ly

B

8

. 25-l

Do ub le Cl ip Assemb ly

B

8.26-1

Container , C losed

B

8.27-l

Book Tether

B

8.28-1

Skylab Earth Orb ital

Map

B

8. 2 9-l

8. 2 9-l

Un ited State s Map

B

8.30-l

Large Data Card Kit

B

8 . 32-l

Bag for 35

mrn . Camera Lens

B

8.33-l

Teleprinter Message Books

B

8. 34-l

Back for Flight Data File Book

B

8.35 - l

Data

Card Assemb ly Kit s

B

8.36-l

Spr ing Data Card Kit

B

8.37-l

Tape Dispenser

FOREWORD

Th is handb ook pr es ent s

the

Crew Equipment and De s ign Branch for the Apollo and Skylab Programs .

characteristic s of

the import ant configura tions and functional pi lot operat ional equipment provided by the

The var ious operational camera sys tems and miscellaneous crew

support

items ar e inc luded . Th e de s cr ipt ive informat ion is pr ese nted and illustrated appropriately .

concisely

items ar e inc luded . Th e de s cr ipt ive informat ion is

1.0

Introduction

Thi s handb ook pr ese nts the var io us config ur ati ons an d the

functional

provided by the Crew Equipment and Design Branch for the

Apollo and Sky lab Pro grams .

character istics of the pilot operational e quipment

The operat ional camera systems -

16 :mrn.

sequen ce ,

35 rmn.

an d 70 rmn.

still, and 5 - inch earth

terrain - comprise the maj or portion of the inc lude d hardware

items .

The remainder of the handbook covers the misce llaneous

crew support e qui pment - tape recorder system, binoculars ,

watches, pens and pencils , tape, etc .

The significant configurations of each hardware item are

listed with their di st ingui shing characteristics and

utilizati on.

figuration pecularities and addi tions should be obtained from the Crew Equipment and Des ign Branch .

The equipment characteri stics are provided in a concise outline format for increased detail vi sibi lity . Photographic and graphical illustrat ions are coordinated wi th the hardware descriptions to furnish a full delineation of the characteristics and capabilities .

typical

Further de tai led information conce rning con­

of the characteristics and capabilities . typical Fur th e r de tai led information conce

l.0-1

2.0 16 Sequence Camera System mm . Right Angle Un iversal Mirror - 2.12 Mount
2.0
16
Sequence
Camera
System
mm .
Right Angle
Un iversal
Mirror
-
2.12
Mount
-
2.18
r-
1
I
I
I
I
I
Lenses
-
2 .7
I
I
5
-
2.5
18
mm
mm .
.
-
2.9
10
mm .
- 2 . 6
75
I
D AC
Power
mm .
25
- 2.8
100
- 2.10
Pack
- 2.17
mm .
mm .
r-
I
l
180
mm
- 2.11
.
I
I
I
I
I
I
-�
I
I
DAC
Film
DAC
-
2.1
D AC
EVA
Maga zine
L
( 140)
Bracket
-
2.19
I
-
2
�l
.2
I
I
I
I
I
1--
--i
I
I
I
DAC
Transport
r-J
--
Mech .
-
2.3
�D AC Handle - 2.20
,-·-
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
Spare
Fuse
-
2. 15
DAC
Film
RCU Bracket
- 2.21
I
I
Cass ette
( 400 )
IRV
D AC
St aff
-
2 .4
I
I
I
Remote Control
L_
Cable
- 2.16
l
Right
Angle
Adpt .
;
Power
Cab les
Bracket
-
2.22
(CM)
-
2.13
L_
Wedge
Bracket
- 2.23
( sws)
-
2.14
Spotmeter
-
6.1
Ring
Sight -
4.15

2.0-1

2 .1

Data Acqui sition Camer a (DAC ) ( SEB33 100 100) :

The 16 mm . D ata Acqui sition Camer a ( DAC ) is used

to obtain

sequential photographic data dur ing manned space

flight

mi s s ions .

independent shutter speeds and framing rates . Furthermore,

the automatic frame rates are lower than the common cine

Unlike typical movie ca�eras , thi s un it has

speeds to maximi ze fi lm usage while maintaining the

des ired

engineering data value . The DAC can be handheld or bracket mounted , can operate from spacecraft or portable battery power , and can accept var ious lens es and assorted acces sor ies as de scribed in the following sections of this handbook .

2.1 .1

Significant Configurations :

 

Configuration

Pu rp ose

-211

Skylab fl i ght un it ; instead of l fps

2

fp s mode

-216

kylab support un it ; instead of 1 fps

S

2

fp s mode

-217

Apollo

CM and 1M fli ght un it

-218

Apollo

lunar sur face fli ght unit ;

 

operate light hood incorporated

2.1. 2

C har acter istics :

New York 11101 . Weight - 1.7 lbs (771 g.) Enve lope - 6 x
New York
11101 .
Weight - 1.7 lbs (771 g.)
Enve lope
- 6
x 3
.75
x
2.4 in .
( 1 5 .2
x
9.5
x
54
Volume
in3
(885 cm3)
-
Power requir ement s: 28
4
+
VDC
Automat ic Mo de s [l (
or
2 ) ,
6,
and 12 fps]

Manufactured by J. A. Maurer , Inc., Long Is land City,

6. 1

em )

at 0.6 amp s nomi nal fr om

space craft or DAC Power P ack ( s ee 2.17 ) . DAC incorporates self-resetting over load protection circuit and replaceable power line fuse (1.5 or 2.0 amp ) ( s ee 2 . 15 ) .

Sequencing frame rate settable to l ( or 2), 6, 12, or 24 frame s per second ( fps ) and time exposure .

are init iat ed

by depressin g and releasing camera fr ont button and cont inue un i nterrupted even if sequencing rate is changed amoun g

automat ic modes . Camera oper ati on is stoppe d by depressing

an d releasing front button or by swi tching to

the time

exposure or 24 fp s mo de se tt ings . Gr ee n oper ate li ght wi ll

flash at frame rate.

2.1-l

Figure 2.1-1 Data Acqu�s ition Camera - Back, Top, and Front View 2 . 1-2
Figure
2.1-1
Data Acqu�s ition Camera
-
Back,
Top,
and
Front
View
2 . 1-2
r [J Ll::: f\) f-' I w I Connc:ctl;r
r
[J
Ll:::
f\)
f-'
I
w
I
Connc:ctl;r

Figure 2.1-2 - Data

Ac quis ition Camera

Rear View

24 fp s oper at ion

24 fp s oper at ion start s when fr ont button is de press ed

start s when fr ont button is de press ed

Gr een operate light

and stop s when button is released .

constant ly .

illuminat es almo st

TIME exposure is started when front button is depres sed

( 2)

set to TIME,

and (3)

shutter

and releas ed only if ( l) camera was previous ly stopped by

front button method,

speed is

s ing and re leas ing the front button . Green

set to l/60 second . Time exposure

mode is

is ended by depres ­ operate light -vvi ll

flash once as the

shutter closes .

Shut te r speeds se ttable to l/ 60 ( +8% ) , l/

l/250 (+ 8%) ,

independently of frame rate .

10%) ,

125

( +

8%) ,

l/ 500

( +

and l/1000 ( + 15%) se cond

--

Accepts bayonet mount of lens es in four po ssible

or ient ations .

lens base indi cate proper ori entat ion for standard usage .

D AC

Transport Mechanism ( s ee 2 . 3) which uses D AC Film

Cassettes (400) ( see 2 .4).

( 140)

Ac cept s D AC Film Magaz ine

Orange index dot on camera front and on

( se e

2.2 )

or

An ac cess ory conne ctor

(rearmost) is provided for

remote

operation ( ON/OFF and mode selection) with Remote

Control

Cable ( see 2.16 ) ,

Connector is Deutsch bayonet type UR40-8-7 s.

A shutter operation signal and a magazine identification

puls e ar e telemetry

A dovetail mounting rail on the camera permits bracket

mounting and the insta llat ion of the Universa l Mount ( see 2. 18), the D AC EVA Br acket ( se e 2.19), or the DAC Handle ( see 2.20) .

The accessory shoe accepts the Ring

for precis ion aiming of long focal length lenses .

incorpor at ed and

controlled to permit camera operation in a low tempera­ ture environment .

The D AC has bee n succe s s fully qua lifi ca tion tested for us e

Internal heaters ar e

ava ilab le in the power data source .

connector for us e as a

ilab le in the power data source . connector for us e as a Sight (

Sight

( see

4 . 15)

th ermo stat ic ally

in

Skylab and Ap ol lo

vehicl es , dur ing EVA operat ions , and

on

the lunar sur face .

The D AC mean time to

and has a life expe ct ancy in ex cess of 1,0 00 hours .

maintenance is

200 operating hour s

2.1-4

2.2

DAC Film Magazine ( 140 ) ( SEB33100125 ):
DAC Film
Magazine
( 140 )
( SEB33100125 ):
 

The

16 rnrn.

DAC Film Magazine ( 140 )

is the or iginal film

magazine for the D AC system . The capac ity of this magaz ine

is

limited to 140 feet of thin base 16 mm.

film .

2.2.1

Significant Configurations :

 

Configuration

Purpose

-203 or -205

Apol lo CM flight unit

-204

Apollo lunar surface fl ight un it;

 

wh ite thermal

coating on lid

 

-206

Skylab flight unit

2. 2 .2

Characteristics :

Manufactur ed by J.

A. Maurer , Inc., Long Is land City ,

New York

11101 .

 

Weight -

1.0

lb

(

454

g.

) with fi lm.

 

Enve lope

-

Vo lum e

-

x

x

0 .9

cm 3

in

(9 .2

x

13 .7 x 0.23

em) .

3 . 6 17 .5

in 3

5 . 4 (

287

) .

 
. 3 . 6 17 .5 in 3 5 . 4 ( 287 ) .  

Film capacity of 140 feet (42 . 7 meters ) of thin base film ( 2.5 mi l, 64 MID) provide s maximum run durat ions of

93

min at

l

fps

,

46 min at

2

fp s,

16 min at

6 fps,

8

min at

12

fps ,

and 4 min

at 24

fps .

Maga zin e fi lm must be loaded and unloaded in a photogr aphic dar kroom .

Fi lm usage indicator shows the gro ss amo unt of film remaining .

The red light at the rear of the magazine illuminates when 6 feet ( 1. 8 meter ) of film remains . The light rema ins energized and the camera continues to run when the fi lm supply is depleted .

This f ilm magazine has been qualified to the same levels as the D AC ( see 2.1 ) .

the fi lm supply is depleted . This f ilm magazine has been qualified to the

2.2-l

the fi lm supply is depleted . This f ilm magazine has been qualified to the
Figur e 2.2-l - DAC Film Magaz ine 2.2-2 (140)
Figur e 2.2-l - DAC Film Magaz ine 2.2-2 (140)

Figur e 2.2-l - DAC Film Magaz ine

2.2-2

(140)

2.3

DAC Tr an sport

Mechanism ( S EB33 l00278 ):

sport Mechanism ( S E B 3 3 l 0 0 2 7 8 ) :

The D AC Transport Mechanism installs on the DAC like a film

maga zine an d provi de s the thr ead ing and

Fi lm Casse ttes ( s ee 2 . 4 ). The DAC Trans ­

po si tioning for the

film fr om the DAC

port Mechanism is driven by and receives its framing

synchronizat ion fr om the

D AC its e lf .

2.3.1 Significant Configurations :

Configuration Purpose

-301

Skylab flight unit

2.3.2 Characteristics :

Manufactured by J. New York 11101 .

Weight -

2.0 lb s

2.0 x

Envelope

-

-

86 .4

in 3

A.

Maurer ,

Inc.,

Long Is land City ,

) . 5 . 4

g.

in

(5.1 x

20 .8

x

13 .7

em) .

( 908

8.2 x

Volume

Interfaces with DAC in the same way as the DAC Film

plane location,

electr ical interconnect ion , and s lot for magazine

attachment latch of DAC.

( 400)

( see 2 . 4) - one for film supply (toward

one for fi lm take -up . At ta chment lat ches for supply cassette ar e marked with "S " and for take -up with "TU" .

Provides for attachment of two DAC Film Cass ettes

Magazine ( 140) ( see 2.2 ) providing film

( 1416 cm 3 ).

camera) and

A two position lever is provided for the selection of

"T HREAD" and "O PER ATE " fun ctio ns .

An amb er li ght

illuminates when iu the

TlliqEAD

position.

The red light at the rear of the mechanism illuminat es

when no the D AC

This transport mechanism has been qualification te sted

for us e in the

fi lm remains .

The light

remains energized and film supply is depleted .

conti nnas to run when the

Skylab vehi cles and dur ing EVA operations .

2.3-l

energized and film supply is depleted . conti nnas to run when the Skylab vehi cles
;:7 ; ; : i ' ' • • •
;:7
;
;
: i
'
'

Figure

2.3-l

-

DAC

2.3-2

Transport

Mechanism

2 .4

DAC

Film

Cassette

(400)

( SEB33100279) :

2 .4 DAC Film Cassette (400) ( SEB33100279) : The DAC Film Cass ette is the

The

DAC Film

Cass ette is

the

fi lm container

for the

D AC

Transport

Mechanism ( s ee

 

2

. 3 ) .

Two cassettes

ar e

required

for transport

operation

-

one for

film supply

and

one for

operation - one for film supply and one for take-up . are interchangeab le and provide

take-up .

are interchangeab le

and provide

the

large st

The cassettes film capa city

for the

DAC system -

400 feet

of thin

base

16 mm.

fi lm.

2.4.1 Signifi cant Configurations :

2 .4.2

Configuration

Purpose

Signifi cant Configurations : 2 .4.2 Configuration Purpose -301 Skylab flight unit Characteristics : Manufactured New

-301

Skylab flight unit

Characteristics :

Manufactured

New York

Weight with

Weight

Envelope

-

Film capacity

24 .0

Vo lume

by J.

A.

1.2

( 392

Maurer , Inc . ,

lb s

0.7

0 . 88

cm

3

(

lb s

in

).

545

Long

Is land City ,

11101 .

film

-

g . ) g . ).

wi thout

-

5.88

64

MID)

fi lm

in

of 400

(318

( 15.0

-

dia x

3

dia x

2.1

em) .

base film

of

feet ( 122 meters)

maximum

of thin

(2.5 mi l ,

provides

run durations

267

min

at

l

fps,

134

min at

?

fps ,

44 min at

6 fps,

22

min at

12

fps , and

ll min at

24

fps .

Ca ss ette fi- lm

mu st

be loaded

and unloaded in

a

phot o­

graphic darkroom .

Attach

to the

D AC

Transport

Mechani sm ( see

2.3 )

for use

as film

supply

and

as

film take-up .

 

Fi lm

usage

indicator

has markings

at every

10

percent

of

capacity showing the

gross amount

of film

remaining .

The

D AC

Film Cass ette has

been

qualification tested for

use

in

the

Skylab vehicles

and during EVA

operations .

has been qualification tested for use in the Skylab vehicles and during EVA operations . 2.4-l

2.4-l

Figure 2.4-1 - DAC Film Cas s ette (400) 2 .4-2
Figure
2.4-1 - DAC Film Cas s ette
(400)
2 .4-2

2.5

5 mm. Lens ( SEB33100056 ):

2.5 5 mm. Lens ( SEB33100056 ): This is the wide st field-o f-view lens avai

This is the wide st field-o f-view lens avai lab le for the DAC

photogr aphy when

system .

It is used pr imar i ly for inter ior

mAximum area coverage is desired and wher e de tai l and geo­

metrical fidelity are le ss important . Even though the barrel distortion effects of this lens are minimal for a lens of

2.5.1

2.5. 2

such short focal length , the effects are noticeable .

Significant Configurat ions :

Confi gurati on Purpose
Confi gurati on
Purpose

-208

Apollo and Skylab flight unit

Characteristics :

Manufactur ed by Fa irchi ld Space and Defense Systems ,

In c . ,

El Segundo ,

California

90245 .

Weight with

cover

- 0.69

lbs .

( 3 13

g . ).

Envelope ( less tab)

Volume

Field-of-view· - 117.5 °

Focus

infinity .

2.14 dia .

-

cm. 3 ) .

80 . 2 J ;

is fi xed and good fr om the

10 .1

in . 3

( 178 .0

x

-

x 3.02

in .

(5.34 dia x 7.67 em . ).

160 ° diagonal .

fr ont of the

lens to

Aperture - f/2 .0 to f/16 \'lith detents at each full- stop

value .

ring

Lens cover is part of lens assemb ly and prot ects fr ont glass surface .

This lens has been qualification tested for us e in the Skylab and Apollo vehicles and during EVA operations .

A sturdy tab is provided to as s ist in aperture setting and in lens installation and removal .

2 .5-l

-208

e H
e
H
-208 e H g 8 � 32 32.96 3.30 Figure 2.5-1 Lens and Field-of­ V i
g 8 � 32 32.96 3.30
g
8 �
32
32.96
3.30

Figure

2.5-1

Lens and Field-of­ View Chart

-

5

mm.

2.5-2

-208 e H g 8 � 32 32.96 3.30 Figure 2.5-1 Lens and Field-of­ V i
  2.6 10 mm . Lens (SEB33l000l0):     The 10 mm . L e
 

2.6

10 mm . Lens (SEB33l000l0):
10
mm .
Lens
(SEB33l000l0):
 
 

The

10 mm .

Lens

has

a wide

field-of-vi ew,

a

large

relative

aperture,

and very

good res olut ion

and di stor tion

character­

istics.

The

lens

 

is

most

us eful for

inter ior

vehicle

photography

where

illumination

is

low

(\

engine er ing detail

is

to

be

recorded.

and wher e The lo�

moderate dis tort ion

property of

this

len s

has

made

it

well

suited for

re cording

EVA

and

lunar

surface

operat ions

also.

 

2.6.1

Signifi c ant

Configur ations:

 
 
Configuration Purpose
Configuration
Purpose
 
 

-301

 

Skylab

and

Apollo CM flight unit

 

-302

Apollo

1M flight

unit;

narrow

teflon

 

lens

shade

 
 

-303

 

Apollo

lunar

surface

unit;

no focus

 

tab

and

fo cus

fixed

at

6 feet with

tape

 
 

2.6.2

Characteristics:

 
Manuf actur ed by Kern and Co. AG, Aarau , Sw itzerland, and

Manuf actur ed by Kern

and

Co.

AG,

Aarau ,

Sw itzerland,

and

distribut ed

by

 

Paillard,

Inc.,

Linden,

New

Jer s ey

07036.

We ight

-

0.60 lbs.

(272

g.).

 

Envelope

(le ss

tabs.)

-

1.97

dia. x

2.03

in.

(5.0

:ia

� : i a

x

5.16

em . )

 

Volume

-

6.18

in. 3

(101.3

cm. 3 )

 

Fi eld-of-view

-

54.9°

 

x

41.1°;

65.2 °

diagonal.

 

Focus

range

-

8

inche s

to

infinity with

detents

and markings

for

2 feet

and

infinity

and with only markings

for

8,

9,

and

10

inche s

and for

1,

1.5,

3,

and 6

feet.

The

2

foot

s

ett ing provi de s sharp focus to infinity

for

apertur e

s

ett ings

for

T/5.6

through T/22.

At

the

closest

focus

s

etting,

the

subject

should

be

4.7

inches

(11.9

em.)

from

the

lens

front

edge.

Apertur e

-

T/1.8

through

T/22 with

detents

at

each full

stop

value.

 

Sturdy tabs are provided on the aperture and focus rings to assist in s etting and in lens ins tallation and removal.

tabs are provided on the aperture and focus rings to assist in s etting and in

2.6-l

This lens has been qualification tested for us e in the Skylab and Apollo vehicles,

This lens has been qualification tested for us e in the

Skylab

and Apollo

vehicles,

on the

lunar

surface,

and

during

EVA

op er at ions.

 
Shsde -301 7.50 7 6 (/) I- 2 5 :::> � 0 4 _J w
Shsde
-301
7.50
7
6
(/)
I-
2
5
:::>
0
4
_J
w
u::
3
_J
q
u
2
a::
w
>
0.75
0
4
6
7
HORIZONTAL FIELD
(UNITS)
10.39
1.04

Figure

2.6 -l

-

10 mm.

Lens

and

2.6 -2

Fi eld-of-view Chart

2 .7

18 mm . Lens (SEB33100018 ):
18 mm . Lens (SEB33100018 ):

The 18 mm .

system and is the widest fi eld-of-view lens that can be used

with the Right Angle Mirror ( see 2.12 ) . us eful for vehicle-to-vehicle docking and photography .

Lens has the large st re lative aperture of the DAC

The lens is especially detailed inter ior

Significant Configurations : Configuration Pur po se
Significant Configurations :
Configuration
Pur po se

-301

Apollo and S kylab mirror interface

flight unit;

standard

-302

Sky lab Exp . T020 unit ; no mirr or interface and no control tabs

-303

Skylab Exp . M479 unit ; rotated mirror interface and no control tabs

. M479 unit ; rotated mirror interface and no control tabs Characteristics : Manufactured by Kern

Characteristics :

Manufactured by Kern and Co . AG , Aarau, Swit zer land , and distributed by Pai llard , Inc., Linden , New Jersey 07036 .

We ight - 0.80 lb s.

Enve lope ( less tabs)

6 . 60

Volume - 9.36

Field-of-view

(364

-

g . ). 2.14 dia x

3

).

2 . 60

in .

(5. 43 dia x

em . ).

in . 3

( 153 em.

). 2 . 60 in . (5. 43 dia x em . ). i n .

feet .

The

Focus range - l foot to infinity with detents

for 10 feet and inf'inity and with only mar kings for 1,

10 foot setting provide s

sharp focus to infinit y for aperture sett ings of T/4

through T/22 .

should be 8.9 inche s

(22 .6 em .)

and markings

1.5,

2,

3,

and 5

At the closest focus setting , the subj ect

fr om the lens front edge .

Aperture - T/1 .0 through stop value .

Stur dy tabs are provided

to as sist in s etting and in

T/22 with detents at each full

on the apertur e and focus ring s

lens installation and removal .

(Except -302 and •303 configurations ,

see 2 . 7.1.)

(s ee

Accept s attac hment of the Right Angle Mirror and 2.12) .

2 . 7.1

2.7-1

L

Mirr or Ad aptor

5.80

L Mirr or Ad aptor 5.80 Thi s Skylab and Apo llo vehicles lens has been

Thi s

Skylab and Apo llo vehicles

lens

has been quali ficat ion test ed for us e

in the

and dur ing EVA operations.

t---T Stop . ,, 1
t---T
Stop
.
,,
1

-301

Ring

and dur ing EVA operations. t---T Stop . ,, 1 -301 Ring - 3 0 2

-302

� / F 4 Qr./ / �/ 1-3 '\ s \ � � \, �
� / F 4
Qr./
/
�/
1-3
'\ s \
� � \,
0
�<v
� �
/
_J
s
2
v
_J
<::(
r)./
u
o:::
'k/
l
>
'\/
/.
I
I
I
I
I
I
'
0
T
1
2
3
4
5

4.16

0.42

0.58 HORIZONTAL FIELD

( UNITS)

Figure 2.7-l - 18 mm.

Lens and Field-o f-view Chart

2. 7-2

2.8 25 mm. Le ns (S EB33l0005 4):   This focal length lens is the

2.8

25 mm. Le ns (S EB33l0005 4):
25 mm. Le ns (S EB33l0005 4):
 

This focal length lens is the standard for 16 mm. photography

provi ding the "normal"

vi sual