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    Apollo 16: Onboard 16mm Color Print Film Magazines BB, FF, O, P, Q, R, and T on Original NASA Reel, 1 of 2. From the archives of NASA Engineer Donald T. Hamilton, here is an amazing find. A very early generation film on a vintage 10.5" reel in its original storage can. The Manned Spacecraft Center period label has the following handwritten notations: "W/O 4595", "16mm", and "Apollo 16 Roll 1 of 2/ Mags BB, FF, P, O, Q, R & T". These were the movies taken by the CM and LM onboard Maurer 16mm Data Acquisition Cameras. Content highlights as follows.

    Magazine BB: SIM Bay door jettison, sextant photography, rendezvous, LM inspection, docking, transearth coast views of moon.
    Magazine FF: CMP EVA to retrieve film canisters from SIM bay cameras during trans-earth coast.
    Magazine P: LM on lunar surface, view from right side (LMP) window; CDR on lunar surface; surface familiarization; activity around Modular Equipment Stowage Assembly (MESA).
    Magazine O: LM ascent- mirror view from LM, rendezvous viewed from LM, SIM Bay inspection.
    Magazine P: EVA 1, LRV "Grand Prix performance evaluation.
    Magazine Q: EVA 2, LRV parked at LM, LRV traverse LM to Station 4.
    Magazine R: EVA 2, LRV traverses to Station 5, 6, 8, 9, and 10.
    Magazine T: EVA 3, LRV traverse to Station 13, back to 10.

    Not tested, appears fine. From the family collection of the late Donald T. Hamilton, a NASA engineer of 40+ years' service.


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