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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

Manufacturer
ACR Electronics Corporation
Astronaut
Neil Armstrong, August 5, 1930--August 25, 2012

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Overall: Brass, glass
Dimensions
Overall: 1 in. wide x 5 in. deep (2.5 x 12.7cm)

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

Manufacturer
ACR Electronics Corporation
Astronaut
Neil Armstrong, August 5, 1930--August 25, 2012

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Overall: Brass, glass
Dimensions
Overall: 1 in. wide x 5 in. deep (2.5 x 12.7cm)

ID: A19850142000


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