Case, Sunglasses, Collins, Apollo 11
This case was made to provide protection for the sunglasses issued to astronaut Michael Collins, Command Module pilot of the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969.
The case is constructed of beta cloth, reinforced to retain its shape.
Donated to the National Air and Space Museum by Michael Collins in 1984
Donated by Michael Collins
Astronaut: Michael Collins
Country of Origin: United States of America
3-D: 10.2 x 10.2cm (4 x 4 in.)
Overall - beta cloth Snaps: chrome-plated steel
Inventory number: A19850146000
This artifact is on display in the gallery of the National Mall building.