Penlight, Aldrin, Apollo 11

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

Manufacturer
ACR Electronics Corporation

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Human Spaceflight

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Accessories

Materials
Brass, Velcro
Interior: Chrome reflector, light bulb
Dimensions
3-D: 13.3 x 1.6cm (5 1/4 x 5/8 in.)

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

Manufacturer
ACR Electronics Corporation

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Human Spaceflight

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Accessories

Materials
Brass, Velcro
Interior: Chrome reflector, light bulb
Dimensions
3-D: 13.3 x 1.6cm (5 1/4 x 5/8 in.)

ID: A19791754000