Container, Pump, Sea Water, 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 beta cloth bag contained the Apollo 11 sea water pump during the historic mission to the moon in July 1969. Stowed in a locker in the aft compartment of Columbia, this item was removed from the spacecraft after its return. It was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1970.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Beta Cloth
  • Brass
  • Nickel Plating
  • Ink


3-D: 32.7 x 22.9 x 1cm (12 7/8 x 9 x 3/8 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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