Pencil, Mechanical, Garland 35-P, Collins, Apollo 11
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- Michael Collins
- For taking notes and making alterations to flight plans during the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969, astronauts were issued sturdy metal mechanical pencils for their flights. NASA purchased a number of these from Lew Manufacturing of Rhode Island for the Apollo and Skylab programs. It is made of polished chrome with a twist-motion to advance the lead, and a piece of velcro was added to allow attachment to the inside of the spacecraft or other objects.
- NASA transferred this pencil to the Museum in 1984.
- Credit Line
- Transferred from NASA - Johnson Space Center
- Inventory Number
- Restrictions & Rights
- Usage conditions apply
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous
- Overall - chrome metal with Velcro patch
- 3-D: 12.7 × 0.6cm (5 × 1/4 in.)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
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- National Air and Space Museum
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- Metadata Usage (text)
- Not determined
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