Bottle, Makeup, Personal Hygiene Kit

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Moving Beyond Earth exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

This makeup base, or foundation, came to the Museum from NASA in a travel kit designed to hold cosmetic products that a female astronaut might want to take on her Space Shuttle mission. The kit had pockets and elastic bands to hold a variety of her chosen items. Some women astronauts chose to use makeup in space and others decided not to bother with it.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A20130236001

Credit Line

Transferred from National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

plastic, metal, cosmetic chemicals,

Dimensions

3-D: 7 × 3.7cm (2 3/4 × 1 7/16 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Personal Items