Block of solid aluminum that will become the camera block. Seen here at the BU SIF after raw stock delivery, mounting holes bored and tapped, and outer dimensions machined.
Top oblique view of camera block.
Camera block mounted on Okuma milling center. Note bore holes labelled "B", "H", "F", and "I". The lower row will hold the lenses and mirrors making up the F/5, F/17, and Pupil Viewer Cameras. The top bore hole is a pass hole that is part of the F/17 "dog-leg".
End view of camera block on Okuma milling center. The block is some 12 inches high, 6 inches deep, and 8 inches wide.