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:

Inventory Number

A19850145000

Credit Line

Donated by Michael Collins

Manufacturer

Astronaut

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • Rims - metal
  • lenses - glass

Dimensions

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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Personal Items