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Apollo 11

Pen, Marker, Apollo 11

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This "Rocket" model felt-tipped marker was carried by astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. NASA purchased a number of these markers from the Duro Pen Company for use by astronauts during the Apollo and Skylab program. It is constructed with a chrome body and typical "felt" tip. It also has a small velcro tab attached to keep it secure in the weightless environment.

NASA transferred this pen to the Museum in 1971.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Ames Research Center

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Overall - brushed aluminum
Dimensions
Overall: 33.5 x 3.6cm (1ft 1 3/16in. x 1 3/8in., 0.1lb.)

This "Rocket" model felt-tipped marker was carried by astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. NASA purchased a number of these markers from the Duro Pen Company for use by astronauts during the Apollo and Skylab program. It is constructed with a chrome body and typical "felt" tip. It also has a small velcro tab attached to keep it secure in the weightless environment.

NASA transferred this pen to the Museum in 1971.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Ames Research Center

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Overall - brushed aluminum
Dimensions
Overall: 33.5 x 3.6cm (1ft 1 3/16in. x 1 3/8in., 0.1lb.)

ID: A19980076000


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