Checklist, Launch Operations, 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:

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 at the same time ensuring that no steps were missed or overlooked.

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

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


Credit Line

Donated by Mr. Michael Collins


  • Paper
  • Ink
  • Steel
  • Chrome Plating
  • Crayon


  • 3-D (Open/Display): 31 × 3 × 20.5cm (12 3/16 × 1 3/16 × 8 1/16 in.)
  • 3-D (Closed): 16.5 × 3.5 × 20.5cm (6 1/2 × 1 3/8 × 8 1/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America


EQUIPMENT-Mission Support

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