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This small flashlight, built by the ACR Electronics Corporation, was part of the emergency tool kit for use in the command module during the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969.

Constructed of brass, it was powered by a small battery, and operated by rotating the bulb end.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1979.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Materials
Brass, Velcro
Interior: Chrome reflector, light bulb
Dimensions
3-D: 13.3 x 1.6cm (5 1/4 x 5/8 in.)

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Accessories

Location
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition
Concourse - 1st Floor

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
ACR Electronics Corporation

This small flashlight, built by the ACR Electronics Corporation, was part of the emergency tool kit for use in the command module during the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969.

Constructed of brass, it was powered by a small battery, and operated by rotating the bulb end.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1979.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Materials
Brass, Velcro
Interior: Chrome reflector, light bulb
Dimensions
3-D: 13.3 x 1.6cm (5 1/4 x 5/8 in.)

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Accessories

Location
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition
Concourse - 1st Floor

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
ACR Electronics Corporation

ID: A19791754000


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