Flag, U.S., Lunar

Flag, U.S., Lunar

     

This flag is a replica of the one put in place by the astronauts on one of the later Apollo moon-landing missions (Apollo 14,15,16 and 17). The flag was constructed of nylon, and the flag pole had a crossbar to extend the flag (necessary without an atmosphere and wind).

It was transferred from NASA to the Smithsonian in 1974 along with a large shipment of equipment used by astronauts in training.

Transferred from the NASA - Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
EQUIPMENT-Lunar

Materials
Flag: Nylon
Pole: Anodized Aluminum
Dimensions
Overall Flag: 2ft 5in. x 3ft 11in. (73.7 x 119.38cm)

This flag is a replica of the one put in place by the astronauts on one of the later Apollo moon-landing missions (Apollo 14,15,16 and 17). The flag was constructed of nylon, and the flag pole had a crossbar to extend the flag (necessary without an atmosphere and wind).

It was transferred from NASA to the Smithsonian in 1974 along with a large shipment of equipment used by astronauts in training.

Transferred from the NASA - Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
EQUIPMENT-Lunar

Materials
Flag: Nylon
Pole: Anodized Aluminum
Dimensions
Overall Flag: 2ft 5in. x 3ft 11in. (73.7 x 119.38cm)

ID: A19810865000