Crowdfunding Project Aims to Save Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

July 20, 2015 4:39 PM

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Air and Space Museum is launching a crowdfunding campaign to conserve the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the moon.

The campaign begins Monday, marking 46 years since Armstrong's moonwalk in 1969. Conservators say spacesuits were built for short-term use with materials that break down over time.

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