Apollo 11 artifacts on the Moon

Non-exhaustive list of artificial objects settled on the surface of the Moon by Apollo 11 astronauts N. Armstrong and E. Aldrin in July 1969. The objects are listed in chronological order of deployment.

Over 160 artificial objects have been identified.

COSPAR IDnametypequantitystatuslocation
1969-059CLUNAR SURFACE CONTACT LANDING PROBESAluminum rod3broken parts?next to LM foot pads
1969-059CLM-5 DPS EAGLELM descent stage1landed0.67°N 23.47°E
1969-059CDEBRIS?Little cabin debris?vented outside when opening the hatchnext to LM ladder strut
1969-059CJETTISON BAGBag1discardedunder LM Quad I
1969-059CFOOD WRAPPINGWrapping?discardedinside jettison bag
1969-059CUSED URINE BAGSBag?discardedinside jettison bag
1969-059CMESA RELEASE LANYARD D-RING PIP PINPin1discarded?still attached to MESA lanyard?
1969-059CCONTINGENCY SAMPLER HANDLE LOCKING PINPin1discardednext to LM ladder pad
1969-059CCONTINGENCY SAMPLER HANDLEHandtool1used as soil mechanics experiment, then discardedkicked under LM Quad I
1969-059CCONTINGENCY SAMPLE COLLECTION BAG RINGRing1discardedunder LM Quad I
1969-059CMESA INSULATION BLANKETSThermal blanket?discarded?still attached to MESA?
1969-059C???MESA offloadMESA
1969-059CMESA TV CAMERA FRAME PINSPin2discarded?MESA
1969-059CLM LADDER STRUT COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE COVER & LATCHCurved hinged metal cover1discardedon LM ladder strut
1969-059CWESTINGHOUSE LUNAR TV CAMERACamera1discarded, probably fell on the ground on LM ascent stage ignitionNW of LM
1969-059CLUNAR TV CAMERA WIDE ANGLE LENSLens1discardedattached to TV Camera
1969-059CLUNAR TV CAMERA TRIPODAluminum rod1discardedattached to TV Camera
1969-059CTV CAMERA 100 FT CABLE ASSEMBLYCable1left on the surfaceattached to TV Camera
1969-059CSWC POLEAluminum rod1stuck on the surface, probably down on LM ascent stage ignitionNW of LM
1969-059C???flag offloadnext to LM ladder pad
1969-059CFLAG SHROULD PIP PINPin1discarded?next to LM ladder pad
1969-059CFLAG ASSEMBLY PIP PINPin1discarded?next to LM ladder pad
1969-059CFLAG THERMAL SHROUDThermal blanket1discardedon LM ladder strut
1969-059CTHERMAFLEX INSULATION BLOCKSFoam block2discarded, scattered?next to LM ladder pad
1969-059CFLAG THERMAL PACKAGEWrapping1discarded?next to LM ladder pad
1969-059CTHERMAL VELCRO RIP STRIPStrap1discarded?next to LM ladder pad
1969-059CFLAG STAFFAluminum rod1stuck on the surface, probably down on LM ascent stage ignitionNW of LM
1969-059CCROSSBARAluminum rod1stuck on the surface, probably down on LM ascent stage ignitionattached to flag staff
1969-059CUNITED STATES FLAGFlag1stuck on the surface, probably down on LM ascent stage ignitionattached to flag crossbar
1969-059CSRC YORK MESH PADDINGWrapping2discardedMESA
1969-059CTONGS LANYARDSStrap2discarded?MESA?
1969-059CEXTENSION HANDLE SNAP LANYARDSStrap2discarded?MESA?
1969-059CEXTENSION HANDLE VIBRATION ATTENUATORFoam block?1discarded, scattered?MESA?
1969-059CSRC BETA CLOTH SKIRTDust cover1discarded?MESA?
1969-059CSRC TEFLON SPACERSeal1discarded?MESA?
1969-059CSRC OUTER O RING SEAL?Seal1came loose and discarded?MESA?
1969-059CALSCC ISOLATOR LATCH PINPin1discarded?MESA?
1969-059CALSCC SKIRT LANYARDSStrap2discarded?MESA?
1969-059C???EASEP offloadLM Quad II
1969-059CSEQ ALUMINIZED KAPTON SHEETThermal blanket1discardedLM -Z strut
1969-059CSEQ LOWER BAY DOOR THERMAL INSULATION PIECEThermal blanket1discardedLM Quad II
1969-059CSEQ LOWER BAY DOOR VELCRO STRAPSStrap2discardedLM Quad II
1969-059CSEQ LOWER BAY DOOR RELEASE CLAWSPin??discardedLM Quad II
1969-059CLRRR DEPLOYMENT LANYARD PIP PINPin1discardedLM Quad II
1969-059CLRRR SMALL LANYARD PIP PINPin1discardedLM Quad II
1969-059CLRRR SMALL LANYARD PIP PIN RINGRing1discardedLM Quad II
1969-059CLRRR SMALL LANYARDStrap1discardedLM Quad II
1969-059CPSE DEPLOYMENT LANYARD PIP PINPin1discardedLM Quad II
1969-059CPSE SMALL LANYARD PIP PINPin1discardedLM Quad II
1969-059CPSE SMALL LANYARDStrap1discardedLM Quad II
1969-059C???LRRR deploymentEASEP site S of LM
1969-059CLRRR CARRY HANDLE PINPin1discardednext to LRRR
1969-059CLRRR HOCHEY STICKAluminum rod1discardednext to LRRR
1969-059CLRRR DEPLOYMENT HANDLE RELEASE PINPin w/ ring1discardednext to LRRR
1969-059CLRRR PROTECTIVE COVER PULL RINGRing1discardednext to LRRR
1969-059CLRRR PROTECTIVE COVERDust cover1discardednext to LRRR
1969-059CLRRR (LASER RANGING RETRO REFLECTOR)Scientific instrument1left on the surfaceEASEP site S of LM
1969-059C???PSE deploymentEASEP site S of LM
1969-059CPSE GNOMON LANYARDStrap1discardednext to PSE
1969-059CPSE RIGHT SOLAR PANEL RESTRAINING PULL PINPin1discardednext to PSE
1969-059CPSE RIGHT SOLAR PANEL SUPPORT BRACKET PULL PINPin w/ strap1discardedattached to PSE right solar panel bracket
1969-059CPSE RIGHT SOLAR PANEL SUPPORT BRACKETBracket1discardednext to PSE
1969-059CPSE LEFT SOLAR PANEL RESTRAINING PULL PINPin1discardednext to PSE
1969-059CPSE LEFT SOLAR PANEL SUPPORT BRACKET PULL PINPin w/ strap1discardedattached to PSE left solar panel bracket
1969-059CPSE LEFT SOLAR PANEL SUPPORT BRACKETBracket1discardednext to PSE
1969-059CPSE DEPLOYMENT HANDLE PIP PINPin1discardednext to PSE
1969-059CPSE HOCKEY STICKAluminum rod1discardednext to PSE
1969-059CPSE ANTENNA RELEASE LANYARDStrap1discarded?next to PSE
1969-059CPSE SOLAR PANELS (+ ANTENNA?) DEPLOYMENT LANYARDStrap1discarded?next to PSE
1969-059CPSE SOLAR PANELS REAR SUPPORT BRACKETSBracket2discardednext to PSE
1969-059CPSEP (PASSIVE SISMIC EXPERIMENT PACKAGE)Scientific instrument1left on the surfaceEASEP site S of LM
1969-059CMESA TV BRACKET LANYARDStrap1discarded?MESA
1969-059CMESA TV BRACKET PULL PINSPin w/ ring2discarded?MESA
1969-059CMESA TV BRACKETBracket1discardedunder MESA
1969-059CCORE TUBE #1 BITCap1discardedunder MESA
1969-059CCORE TUBE #2 BITCap1discardedunder MESA
1969-059CSRC PACKING MATERIAL (YORK MESH)Wrapping?left on MESA?MESA?
1969-059CSRC BETA CLOTH SKIRTDust cover1discarded?MESA
1969-059CSRC TEFLON SPACERSeal1discarded?MESA
1969-059CSRC OUTER O RING SEAL?Seal1came loose? discarded?MESA
1969-059CLARGE BAGSEmpty sample bag?left on MESA?MESA?
1969-059CSMALL BAGS NUMBERED #? TO #14Empty sample bag?left on MESA?MESA?
1969-059CSMALL SAMPLE BAGS GUARDAluminum plaque1discarded?MESA?
1969-059CMEMORIAL PACKAGEBag1left on the surfacenext to LM foot pad
1969-059CAPOLLO 1 MISSION PATCHCommemorative item1left on the surfaceinside memorial package
1969-059CSMALL GOLD OLIVE BRANCHCommemorative item1left on the surfaceinside memorial package
1969-059CY. GAGARIN SOVIET MEDALCommemorative item1left on the surfaceinside memorial package?
1969-059CV. KOMAROV SOVIET MEDALCommemorative item1left on the surfaceinside memorial package?
1969-059CALUMINUM CAPSULECommemorative item1left on the surfaceinside memorial package
1969-059CSILICON MESSAGE DISKCommemorative item1left on the surfaceinside aluminum capsule
1969-059CALSCC (APOLLO LUNAR SURFACE CLOSE-UP CAMERA)Camera1left on the surfaceunder MESA
1969-059CALSCC CASSETTE COVERDust cover1left on the surfaceattached to ALSCC
1969-059CALSCC CASSETTE COVER LANYARDSStrap2left on the surfaceattached to ALSCC Cover
1969-059CLEC (LUNAR EQUIPMENT CONVEYOR)Strap1left on the surfacenext to LM foot pad
1969-059CLUNAR TV CAMERA DAY LENSLens1left on MESAMESA
1969-059CETB (EQUIPMENT TRANSFERT BAG)Bag1left on MESAMESA
1969-059CHAMMERGeology tool1left on MESA?inside ETB?
1969-059CSAMPLE SCOOPGeology tool1left on MESA?inside ETB?
1969-059CTONGSGeology tool1left on MESA?inside ETB?
1969-059CEXTENSION HANDLEGeology tool1left on MESA?inside ETB?
1969-059CSPRING SCALEHandtool1left on MESA?MESA?
1969-059CSWC TEFLON BAGBag1left on MESA?MESA?
1969-059CSRC PACKING MATERIAL (YORK MESH)Wrapping?left on MESA?MESA?
1969-059CSRC BETA CLOTH SKIRTDust cover1left on MESA?MESA?
1969-059CSRC TEFLON SPACERSeal1left on MESA?MESA?
1969-059CGNOMONGeology tool1never deployedMESA
1969-059CS-BAND ANTENNA CABLECable1never deployedMESA
1969-059CGASC (GAS ANALYSIS SAMPLE CONTAINER)Sample container1never deployedMESA
1969-059CSESC (SPECIAL ENVIRONMENT SAMPLE CONTAINER)Sample container1never deployedMESA
1969-059CS-BAND ANTENNA ASSEMBLYMain communication antenna1never deployedinside LM Quad I
1969-059CDEBRIS?Little cabin debris?vented outside when opening the hatchnext to LM ladder strut
1969-059CPRIMARY LIOH ECS CANISTERAluminum can1jettisonednext to LM ladder pad
1969-059CPRIMARY LIOH ECS CARTRIDGEAluminum can1jettisonedinside ECS LIOH canister
1969-059CECS CANISTER BRACKETBracket1jettisonednext to LM ladder pad
1969-059COPS BRACKETSBracket2jettisonednext to LM ladder pad
1969-059CARMRESTS (CDR LH + LMP BOTH)Bracket3jettisonednext to LM ladder pad
1969-059CHEDC (HASSELBLAD ELECTRIC DATA CAMERA)Camera1jettisonednext to LM ladder pad
1969-059C60 MM ZEISS BIOGON LENSLens1jettisonedattached to camera
1969-059CHEDC/RCU BRACKETBracket1jettisonedattached to camera
1969-059CCAMERA HANDLECamera handle1jettisonedattached to camera
1969-059CCDR PLSS (PORTABLE LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM)Back pack1jettisonednext to LM ladder pad
1969-059CLMP PLSS (PORTABLE LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM)Back pack1jettisonednext to LM ladder pad
1969-059CARMREST (CDR RH)Bracket1jettisonednext to LM ladder pad
1969-059CLHSSC (LEFT HAND SIDE STOWAGE COMPARTMENT)Bag1jettisonedstayed on the porch but probably blown to surface on LM ascent stage ignition
1969-059CYO YOStrap2?jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059CEVA HOOKSStrap2?jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059CCDR RCU (REMOTE CONTROL UNIT)Chest pack1jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059CLMP RCU (REMOTE CONTROL UNIT)Chest pack1jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059CHEDC (HASSELBLAD ELECTRIC DATA CAMERA)Camera1jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059C80 MM ZEISS BIOGON LENSLens1jettisonedattached to camera
1969-059CHEDC/RCU BRACKETBracket1jettisonedattached to camera
1969-059CCAMERA HANDLECamera handle1jettisonedattached to camera
1969-059CCDR LUNAR OVERSHOESBoots2jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059CLMP LUNAR OVERSHOESBoots2jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059CFOOD WRAPPINGWrapping?jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059CDEFECATION COLLECTION DEVICESBag?jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059CEMESIS BAGSBag?jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059CUCTA (URINE COLLECTION AND TRANSFERT ASSEMBLIES)Bag?jettisonedinside LHSSC
1969-059CDEBRIS?Kapton, Mylar and Inconel debris??blown off on LM ascent?LM landing site
1969-059CMESA BLANKETSThermal blanket?blown off on LM ascent?LM landing site
1969-059CPORCH PLATEAluminum platform1blown off on LM ascent?LM landing site
1969-059CRCS DEFLECTOR PLATES AND STRUTSAluminum rod4blown off on LM ascent?LM landing site
TOTAL160+