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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 Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

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

Rights

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

Astronaut

Michael Collins

Credit Line

Donated by Mr. Michael Collins

Materials

  • Paper
  • Ink
  • Steel
  • Chrome Plating
  • Crayon

Dimensions

  • 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.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

EQUIPMENT-Mission Support

Inventory Number

A19850131000