How many Hasselblad's are on the Moon?

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  1. Marvin

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    Just wondered.
     
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    149756,0000000,0000000 Hasselblads are on the moon
     
  3. Photo Engineer

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    IDK, but there is at least one in orbit.

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    I'm going up to see how many!

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    And, thank God he is going!

    :D

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    ^:D:D:D^

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    Use a Hasselblad with a strong Telescope to shoot the moon and crop and see if you can count them :wink:
     
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    They were probably going to pick them up later when they were not hauling rocks.
     
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    At least one body/lens set from each mission. Gene Cernan and I talked about it once (he was the last man on the moon)... ... bragging to that I have spoken with Neil Armstrong a few times, never asked him about photography though. Jerry Ross a shuttle guy told me about NASA photo training. He was a shuttle commander and easily knows as much about photography as I do having done it my whole career.
     
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    There were 12 Hasselblad Electric Data Cameras (EDC) left on the moon. The 70mm film magazines came back with the crew.
     
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    You mean on a sound stage somewhere, don't you? :tongue:(ducking):D
     
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    According to wikipedia there are currently twelve cameras still on the moon.
     
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    I call dibs on one!
     
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    does anyone know why they left them on the moon?
     
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    Because NASA hates having money.
     
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    So does the rest of the government!

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    To save on weight, they brought rocks back.
     
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    so the question, would you rather have a moon rock or a moon hasselblad?
     
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    I wonder if there will ever be a Bronica on the moon.
     
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    13, counting the one Sirius has tattooed on his ass. :happy:
     
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    I'd be rather happy to have a Hasselblad coming back from the moon ! OTOH, my son is quite happy to know that my 500C is the same model as the one which made it to space the first time !!
     
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    Do they still sell sections of the moon on ebay..? :tongue:
     
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    How about an earth rock vs hasslebad? :tongue:
     
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    Any chance they still work?
     
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    I wonder if the batteries have oozed by now? Would that classify them as Bgn on Keh? I'd take one for $ 165.00 but I bet the delivery cost would be out of this world.