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
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.