posted on Dec, 26 2012 @ 01:37 PM
reply to post by Brotherman
Is that type of hardware hard to come across, even to borrow?
Your best bet would be to contact Keith Cowing...
Dennis Wingo and Keith Cowing
, a former NASA employee and President of SpaceRef Interactive, Inc. now served as co-leads the Lunar Orbiter
Image Recovery Project (LOIRP). Both Cowing and Wingo provided the funds required to get the project started. They spent about a year looking for
funding, facilities, documentation and expertise. Dr. S. Pete Worden, NASA Ames Research Center Director, agreed to store the tapes drives and tapes
in unused warehouse space until funding and facilities could be found to begin the restoration project. In April 2007 NASA JPL released the tapes to
the custody of Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California. Nancy Evans also transferred ownership of the FR-900 drives to Wingo and
This is Keith's website...
He'd probably be the best person to help you ID what you have.