Sunglasses, Collins, Apollo 11

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Data Source
National Air and Space Museum
Rights
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Manufacturer
American Optical Co.
Astronaut
Michael Collins
Credit Line
Donated by Michael Collins
Materials
Rims - metal
lenses - glass
Dimensions
3-D (Folded): 14.5 × 3 × 4.5cm (5 11/16 × 1 3/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon
Country of Origin
United States of America
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
Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Personal Items
Inventory Number
A19850145000