Penlight, 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 small flashlight, built by the ACR Electronics Corporation, was part of the emergency tool kit for use in the command module during the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969.

Constructed of brass, it was powered by a small battery, and operated by rotating the bulb end.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1979.