Torque Tip, Tool Set, Command Module, Apollo 11


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Apollo to the Moon exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

The Apollo toolset provides multipurpose tools and/or attachments for mechanical actuations and valve adjustments. This component is labeled Tool 3 - Torque Set Drivers. The torque set drivers are 1. 6 inches long. The number 3 indicates the number 8 torque set tip. It is used to remove number 8 torque set screws as a backup for tool R, the 5-inch torque set driver.

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

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

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space Center.


anodized aluminum?, Velcro


3-D: 4.5 × 2.5cm (1 3/4 × 1 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America



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