March 5: The Museum in Washington, DC will open today. Due to weather, the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA is closed.
This small flashlight, manufactured Fulton Industries under subcontract to ACR Electronics, was part of the tool kit assigned to astronaut Michael Collins for use during the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. The small light was for use when the spacecraft's interior lights were dimmed and could be attached by Velcro to various locations in the cabin.
Transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1972.
Transferred from NASA