Interval Timer, 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 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:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum


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


Credit Line

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Aluminum, adhesive, Velcro, paint, steel


3-D: 5.1 x 7cm (2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America



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