Collection Item Summary:
This small flashlight was part of the astronaut equipment available to the Apollo 11 crew on their July 1969 mission to the Moon.
It is constructed with a brass case, and was operated by rotating the bulb end. It was powered by a small battery and had a small velcro tab to keep it secure in the weightless environment.
Michael Collins donated this to the National Air and Space Museum in 1985.
Collection Item Long Description:
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Transferred from NASA - Johnson Space Center
Overall: Brass, glass
3-D: 12.7 × 2.5cm (5 × 1 in.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America