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Official Flight Kit U.S. Flags Package

Mission: Apollo 11
CM: Columbia
LM: Eagle
  Crew: Neil A. Armstrong
Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr.
Michael Collins
Launch: July 16, 1969  
Landing: July 24, 1969  
Duration: 8 Days, 3 hours
22 hrs on the Moon
Comment: First manned lunar landing

This pink plastic bag was used to hermetically seal small nylon United States flags that were flown on Columbia for the purpose of later presentation to dignitaries and NASA employees. It was packed inside the command module. A spacecraft parts tag indicates that the flags were prepared in January 1969. This bag was obtained from the individual responsible for packing the flags pre-flight and unpacking them post-flight.

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