Box, Stowage, Sanitation Supply, Aft, Apollo 11


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

The Apollo 11 command module waste management system has systems for containing or disposing urine and feces. For solid waste, a fecal collection device, and a fecal stowage compartment were provided. This sanitary stowage container was flown and used on the historic Apollo 11 lunar mission. It was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1970.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space

Country of Origin

United States of America


Anodized aluminum, stainless steel, natural fabric, Teflon, synthetic rubber


3-D: 21 x 17.8 x 30.5cm (8 1/4 x 7 x 12 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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