Penlight, Armstrong, Apollo 11
This small flashlight was part of the astronaut equipment assigned to Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot of the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969.
It is constructed with a brass case, and was operated by rotating the bulb end. It was powered by a small battery and had a small velcro tab to keep it secure in the weightless environment.
Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1985
Transferred from NASA - Johnson Space Center
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous
- Overall: Brass, glass
- Overall: 1 in. wide x 5 in. deep (2.5 x 12.7cm)