Jack Screw, Tool Set, Command Module, 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:

The Apollo toolset includes several wrenches, screw and other drivers and handles. The 3 Jackscrews were included and available for use as backup latches in the event that the installed hatch latches became inoperable or the hatch was deformed.

This item was part of the toolset flown in the Command Module during the Apollo 11 mission and NASA transferred it to the Smithsonian in 1970.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space Center.

Country of Origin

United States of America


anodized aluminum, iron alloy, copper alloy, fiberglass?, ink


3-D: 10.8 × 10.2 × 2.9cm (4 1/4 × 4 × 1 1/8 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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