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ACR Electronics Corporation
Interior: Chrome reflector, light bulb
3-D: 13.3 x 1.6cm (5 1/4 x 5/8 in.)
Country of Origin:
United States of America
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
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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