Nikon has announced that a new complement of its digital SLRs and lenses is headed to the International Space Station (ISS) later this week. Two D3S and two D3X bodies plus AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8G ED VR and AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR lenses are among the gear to be transported by rocket from Kazakhstan to the ISS and into the hands of Russian cosmonauts. Late last year, NASA sent eleven D3S bodies and seven AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lenses to the ISS.

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