The Smithsonian is crowd-funding the preservation of Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit

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The Smithsonian Institution wants you to help preserve Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 Moon Landing spacesuit. The museum launched its very first Kickstarter campaign today, called “Reboot the Suit.” The campaign aims to raise $500,000 to conserve, digitize, and display the spacesuit — a suit that hasn’t been displayed publicly since 2006.

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