CCrane WIFI2 Radio

Hasselblad commemorates NASA role with special edition camera

Techstination feature for Monday, July 29, 2019

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    It was the camera chosen by NASA to document the Apollo 11 moon landing.    Attached to Neil Armstrong’s chest was a silver Hasselblad Data Camera fitted with a 60 millimeter Zeiss lens.   A second black Hasselblad Electric Camera was used to shoot from inside the Eagle lunar module and a third camera was aboard the Command Module Columbia in orbit.   To commemorate the 50th anniversary…Hasselblad has launched the 907X Special Edition camera….   Hasselblad’s U.S. Marketing Director Dan Wang…

“Now the special edition is unique in that it is being produced in a limited quantity batch with a very specific black color layer on the exterior of the camera along with an inscription plate that celebrates our fifty years on the moon or.. On the moon since 1969.”

The new special edition Hasselblad is priced at 75 hundred dollars.   It is a large medium format camera with a 50 megapixel sensor.  

You can find us at Techstination.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

Categories: Digital Photography