Nikon F3 NASA 250
Space Shuttle version of F3 with magazine back for 250 exposures (no.1033) combined with motor drive (no.1006), various details modified for use in outer space, prototype special NASA Nikkor-N.C 1.4/35mm no.900007, only approx. 19 of these very special cameras were made for NASA around 1986, some were lost in space, the outfit shown here is in near mint original condition.
Approx. Year: c.1986
Serial no. 1012
Credit: Image courtesy of Mr. Peter Coeln from LEICA Shop®, Austria who also operates a popular Westlicht Auction House. Image Copyright © 2008. All rights reserved.
I caressed one of these treasures at Nikon House in Manhattan back in the day. It was EPIC, lemme tell ya.