Toothbrush, Collins, Apollo 11

This toothbrush, made by Lactona, was carried aboard the Apollo 11 mission by astronaut Michael Collins as part of his Personal Preference Kit.

The Personal Preference Kit was so named because all astronauts were permitted one small bag for personal or small items of significance they wished to carry into space.

Donated to the National Air and Space Museum by Michael Collins in 1984

Donated by Michael Collins

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Lactona
Astronaut
Michael Collins

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management

Materials
Plastic, synthetic fibers, rubber
Dimensions
Overall: 6 in. long (15.2cm)

This toothbrush, made by Lactona, was carried aboard the Apollo 11 mission by astronaut Michael Collins as part of his Personal Preference Kit.

The Personal Preference Kit was so named because all astronauts were permitted one small bag for personal or small items of significance they wished to carry into space.

Donated to the National Air and Space Museum by Michael Collins in 1984

Donated by Michael Collins

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Lactona
Astronaut
Michael Collins

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management

Materials
Plastic, synthetic fibers, rubber
Dimensions
Overall: 6 in. long (15.2cm)

ID: A19850147000