These sunglasses were issued to astronaut Michael Collins, Command Module pilot of the Apollo 11 mission in July, 1969, as part of the personal equipment carried by each astronaut.
Donated to the National Air and Space Museum by Michael Collins in 1984
Donated by Michael Collins
Manufacturer: American Optical Co.
Astronaut: Michael Collins
Country of Origin: United States of America
3-D Test: 10.2 x 1.9cm (4 x 3/4 in.)
Rims - metal
lenses - glass
Inventory number: A19850145000
This artifact is on display in the gallery of the National Mall building.