Astronaut Grunsfelds plate camera

Discussion in 'Plate Cameras and Accessories' started by Samuel Hotton, Jul 15, 2009.

  1. Samuel Hotton

    Samuel Hotton Member

    Jul 4, 2005
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    Has anyone seen the photos from John Grunsfelds plate camera used on the Hubble repair mission in May?
    Supposedly he was using Brad Washburns Zeiss Maximar B camera in space.
    Sam H.
  2. Marc Akemann

    Marc Akemann Subscriber

    Jan 7, 2005
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    Found the following info from the Golden, CO website:

    Sept 30 Pictures from Space, taken from the camera of the late Bradford Washburn, featuring John Grunsfeld
    NASA Astronaut John Grunsfeld, a long-time member of the American Alpine Club, brought Bradford Washburn's camera on his recent mission to repair the Hubble. John will return the camera for all to see, talk about the mission, and unveil the photos which for a limited time will be displayed in the museum alongside some of Brad's personal favorites. Reception at 6:00 p.m. followed at 7:30 p.m. by the presentation. American Mountaineering Museum, 710 10th Street. American Mountaineering Museum