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Astronaut David Scott on Spiders front porch, Apollo IX
1969

Medium
type C photograph
Measurements
48.8 × 38.9 cm (image and sheet)
Inscription
printed in silver (in image) on paper label l.r.: HASSELBLAD
printed on paper label on support reverse u.l.: 21(D) / While Schweickart was being photographed by Scott, he / took a shot of Scott with his Hasselblad SWC, standing on / the Spiders "front porch". This was also during the Apollo / IX flight. His is shown wearing the newly designed lunar / spacesuit with the vital Portable Life Support System / (PLSS) backpack; an outfit that was used when the astro- / nauts landed on the moon in July 1969. Hasselblad 500C, Planar f.2.8/80mm lens. March 1969. / Printed in Sweden by AB Inplastor / (text repeated in Swedish / German / French) COURTESY OF NASA
Accession Number
PH382-1971
Department
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Photimport, 1971
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Bowness Family Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display