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Toothbrush, Collins, Apollo 11

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Toothbrush, Collins, Apollo 11

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

Manufacturer: Lactona
Astronaut: Michael Collins

Country of Origin: United States of America

Overall: 6 in. long (15.2cm)

Plastic, synthetic fibers, rubber

Inventory number: A19850147000

This artifact is on display in the gallery of the National Mall building.

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