Pen, Marker, Collins, Apollo 11

This "Rocket" model felt-tipped marker was carried by Command Module Pilot Michael Collins on the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. NASA purchased a number of these pens from the Duro Pen Company for use by astronauts during the Apollo and Skylab program. It is constructed with a chrome body and typical "felt" tip. It also has a small velcro tab attached to keep it secure in the weightless environment.

Donated to the National Air and Space Museum by Michael Collins in 1985.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Duro Pen Company
Astronaut
Michael Collins

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Overall - Brushed aluminum
Dimensions
Overall: 1ft 1 3/16in. x 9/16in. (33.5 x 1.4cm, 0.1lb.)

This "Rocket" model felt-tipped marker was carried by Command Module Pilot Michael Collins on the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. NASA purchased a number of these pens from the Duro Pen Company for use by astronauts during the Apollo and Skylab program. It is constructed with a chrome body and typical "felt" tip. It also has a small velcro tab attached to keep it secure in the weightless environment.

Donated to the National Air and Space Museum by Michael Collins in 1985.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Duro Pen Company
Astronaut
Michael Collins

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Overall - Brushed aluminum
Dimensions
Overall: 1ft 1 3/16in. x 9/16in. (33.5 x 1.4cm, 0.1lb.)

ID: A19850140000