Spoon, 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 small spoon was used by Command Module Pilot Michael Collins for eating during the Apollo 11 mission in July, 1969. It is constructed of stainless steel, and was part of his Personal Preference Kit.

Donated to the National Air and Space Museum by Michael Collins in 1984

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

Donated by Michael Collins


Overall: Steel


3-D: 15 × 3.5 × 2.3cm (5 7/8 × 1 3/8 × 7/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America


PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories

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