In the United States will go to the auction stuff Neil Armstrong

Apollo astronaut: Colonization is ‘certainly feasible’ on the moon

Apollo astronaut: Colonization is ‘certainly feasible’ on the moon

The personal collection of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to step on the moon, will be sold at auctions.

"The collection includes a variety of artifacts from Armstrong's 1969 lunar landing and private mementos that include pieces of a wing and propeller from the 1903 Wright Brothers Flyer that the astronaut took with him to the moon", noted the media outlet.

The first men walked on the moon 49 years ago today.

Armstrong was one of the three astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission and one of the two who landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.

It is noted that also for sale will be exhibited the flags of the United States, the United Nations and us States.

Among the items on auction are Robbins medallions flown on the Apollo 11 mission, including an "extremely rare gold example".

Armstrong's Boy scout cap - he became an Eagle Scout when he was 17 - is also among the lots.

Neil Armstrong dies in 2012 in his native OH. after his death, his sons faced the responsibility of conserving, preserving and securing irreplaceable items and honoring their father's legacy.

In all more than 2,000 items are being included in a series of sales conducted by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions starting on November 1.

Mark Armstrong and his brother Rick had taken on the task of conserving and honouring their father's legacy.

"I think the addition that the museum is putting in place will give them a chance to reach out to more kids, and bring them in, and really teach them about science and technology, engineering and math", Armstrong said.

"I think he would be pleased to be remembered as being part of a program that demonstrated wonderful things can be achieved when people come together to dedicate themselves towards a common goal", his son Rick Armstrong said.

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