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Camera and Camera Systems
Hardware Type
Cameras and Related Equipment

An apparatus for taking photographs, generally consisting of a lightproof enclosure having an aperture with a shuttered lens through which the image of an object is focused and recorded on a photosensitive film, plate, or sensor. Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. The Data Acquisition Camera (DAC) is general terminology used to represent a variety of film devices used during space flight to record experiment activities.

Versions of this Hardware
+ Version Used During the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO)
+ Version Used During Space Shuttle Missions
+ Version Used During the Mercury Missions
+ Version Used During the Skylab Missions
+ Version Used During the ASTP Mission
+ Version Used During the Gemini Missions
+ Version Used During the International Space Station (ISS) Experiments