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Checklist, Launch Operations, Apollo 11

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This object is on display in the Apollo to the Moon exhibition at the National Mall building.


Astronaut: Michael Collins

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 3-D: 14 x 20.3cm (5 1/2 x 8 in.)

Materials: Paper Ink Steel Chrome Plating Crayon

This is the checklist for launch operations used by astronaut and Command Module Pilot, Michael Collins, on Apollo 11 in July 1969.

Checklists were an important part of the equipment assigned to the spacecraft, and enabled the astronauts to perform their tasks in a consistent and orderly way, while ensuring that no steps were missed or overlooked.

This checklist was donated to the National Air and Space Museum by Michael Collins in 1985.

Donated by Mr. Michael Collins

Inventory number: A19850131000

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