Interval Timer, Apollo 11

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This object is on display in the Human Spaceflight exhibition at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Collection Item Summary:

This timer was part of the spacecraft cabin equipment flown on Apollo 11 in July 1969. It is a mechanical timer that can be operated in two modes (6 minutes and 60 minutes). The timer works like a standard kitchen timer, sounding a bell when the selected interval is over.

The timer was transferred from NASA to the Smithsonian along with the contents of Command Module "Columbia" in 1970.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19791534000

Credit Line

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

Overall: Aluminum

Dimensions

3-D: 5.7 x 7cm (2 1/4 x 2 3/4 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

EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous