Penlight, Aldrin, Apollo 11
This small flashlight, built by the ACR Electronics Corporation, was part of the emergency tool kit assigned to astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin for use during the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969.
Constructed of brass, it was powered by a small battery, and operated by rotating the bulb end.
Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1979
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- ACR Electronics Corporation
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Accessories
- Brass, Velcro
- Interior: Chrome reflector, light bulb
- 3-D: 13.3 x 1.6cm (5 1/4 x 5/8 in.)