Torque Set Driver, Tool Set, Command Module, 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:

The Apollo toolset provides multipurpose tools and/or attachments for mechanical actuations and valve adjustments. This component is labeled Tool R - Torque Set Driver. The torque set driver is 4 inches long with a 7/16-inch socket at one end, a shaft in the center, and a No. 10 torque set screwdriver at the other end. It is used primarily to adjust the mirror universal joints that may come out of adjustment during vibration loads.

This set was used during the Apollo 11 mission and NASA transferred it to the Smithsonian in 1970.