Penlight, Aldrin, Apollo 11

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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 small brass flashlight was part of the equipment assigned to Buzz Aldrin for use in the Lunar Module during the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1977.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA - Johnson Space Center

Materials

Copper Alloy, Glass, Velcro, Plastic, Lightbulb, Paint

Dimensions

3-D: 13 x 2.7cm (5 1/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Accessories

Inventory Number

A19791735000