See Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit all fixed up

CNET | 5/1/2019 | Amanda Kooser
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Neil Armstrong wore this spacesuit on the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in 1969.

NASA's epic Apollo 11 mission to land humans on the moon launched on July 16, 1969. In preparation for the 50th anniversary celebrations, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, went to work to conserve and preserve Neil Armstrong's iconic Apollo 11 spacesuit. And it looks great.

Museum - Post-conservation - Spacesuit - Twitter - Wednesday

The museum unveiled the post-conservation spacesuit on Twitter on Wednesday. It will go back on display on July 16 for the first time in 13 years.

The journey to protect the moon-worn spacesuit dates back years. The Smithsonian launched a Kickstarter project in 2015 to raise the funds necessary for the work.


The campaign pulled in...
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