Nikon D2X in space

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Nikon D2X in space
Jul 29, 2011

Popular Photography article on how they fly the D2X on the space station.

http://www.popphoto.com/gear/2011/07/how-does-nasa-get-nikon-d2xs-ready-to-go-to-space

Something I wasn't aware of, but makes sense...they place a thermal blanket around the external flash, and a special housing that contains air to get the flash to fire in the vacuum of space.

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