Armstrong’s suit is back on display

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On this 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch – the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum unveiled Neil Armstrong’s refurbished spacesuit.

The suit is part of the museum’s exhibit that showcases artifacts of the mission that landed man on the moon. The suit was made from a combination of 12 synthetic materials with up to 21 layers.

Here’s a fun fact, did you know the folks responsible for the Playtex bra were the ones who made the suit?

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