Penlight, Collins, 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 flashlight, manufactured Fulton Industries under subcontract to ACR Electronics, was part of the tool kit assigned to astronaut Michael Collins for use during the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. The small light was for use when the spacecraft's interior lights were dimmed and could be attached by Velcro to various locations in the cabin.

Transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1972.

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

Materials

Brass, glass, velcro

Dimensions

3-D: 13.3 x 2.5cm (5 1/4 x 1 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Accessories

Inventory Number

A19791771000