The Kodak Hawkeye II / Nikon F3 was one of the first electronic stills cameras used by NASA in space

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Here’s a video that shows footage of the very first electronic stills camera used by NASA in space during the last months of 1991, the Kodak Hawkeye II. Using a standard Nikon F3 body; the system was the forerunner to the Kodak Professional DCS-DC3, the world’s first professional digital SLR camera system:

For more information  about the camera, visit the website of Jim McGarvey, one of its designers (additional links: The Electro-Optic CameraThe DCS Story).

See also this related [NR] post on the early Nikon-based Kodak DCS cameras.

Here is another video on the Hercules /Nikon F4 camera:

Thanks Ron!

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