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Apollo 11 Command Module "Columbia"

It was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1970 following a NASA-sponsored tour of American cities. The Apollo CM Columbia has been designated a "Milestone of Flight" by the Museum and is displayed almost directly under the permanent location of 1903 Wright Flyer, the first successful airplane.


Astronaut: Dr. Buzz Aldrin

Astronaut: Michael Collins

Astronaut: Neil A. Armstrong

Manufacturer: North American Rockwell

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: Overall: 10 ft. 7 in. tall x 12 ft. 10 in. wide, 1300 lb. (322.6 x 391.2cm, 589.7kg)

Materials: Primary Materials: Aluminum alloy, Stainless steel, Titanium

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Taken on November 25, 2008