Solo Book, Command Module Pilot, 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 is the command module pilot solo book for Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins. It contains consolidated instructions, flight plans, and contingencies for Collins when he was tending the command module Columbia alone while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were on the lunar surface.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Donated by Mr. Michael Collins


Country of Origin

United States of America


Solo Book, Command Module Pilot, Apollo 11


paper, metal rings


3-D: 23.2 × 26.7 × 3.7cm, 0.5kg (9 1/8 × 10 1/2 × 1 7/16 in., 1.1lb.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


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