Sunglasses, Collins, Apollo 11

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Concourse - 1st Floor at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

These sunglasses were issued to astronaut Michael Collins, Command Module pilot of the Apollo 11 mission in July, 1969, as part of the personal equipment carried by each astronaut.

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

Manufacturer

Astronaut

Credit Line

Donated by Michael Collins

Materials

  • Rims - metal
  • lenses - glass

Dimensions

3-D (Folded): 14.5 × 3 × 4.5cm (5 11/16 × 1 3/16 × 1 3/4 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Personal Items

Inventory Number

A19850145000