Apollo 11

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This "Rocket" model felt-tipped marker was carried by astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. NASA purchased a number of these markers from the Duro Pen Company for use by astronauts during the Apollo and Skylab program. It is constructed with a chrome body and typical "felt" tip. It also has a small velcro tab attached to keep it secure in the weightless environment.

NASA transferred this pen to the Museum in 1971.

Transferred from NASA

Materials
Overall - brushed aluminum
Dimensions
3-D: 13.3 × 1cm (5 1/4 × 3/8 in.)

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Ames Research Center

This "Rocket" model felt-tipped marker was carried by astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. NASA purchased a number of these markers from the Duro Pen Company for use by astronauts during the Apollo and Skylab program. It is constructed with a chrome body and typical "felt" tip. It also has a small velcro tab attached to keep it secure in the weightless environment.

NASA transferred this pen to the Museum in 1971.

Transferred from NASA

Materials
Overall - brushed aluminum
Dimensions
3-D: 13.3 × 1cm (5 1/4 × 3/8 in.)

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Ames Research Center

ID: A19980076000


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