One hundred centuries after the target landing, the bear was auctioned by American astronaut Neil Armstrong (1930-2012). The stuffed animal followed Armstrong in his childhood. The piece had brought us last night for Wednesday $ 3,500 (about 3100 euros), Heritage Auctions said. But the one who bought the teddy did not betray the auction house.
The most expensive item in the auction was a gold medal that had flown to Armstrong aboard the Apollo 1
Armstrong passed away on August 25, 2012, at the age of 82. Until Thursday, more than 2000 items will be auctioned from their property.
Armstrong released July 21, 1969 as part of "Apollo 11" Mission for the American space agency NASA the first man to enter the moon, the event marks its 50th anniversary within a few days.
Financing for the next moon overview uncertain
The Moon is about 380,000 kilometers from Earth. The diameter is about 3470 kilometers – a good quarter of the earth. The US government wants to bring people back to Earthbird in five years. For the first time, a woman will fly to the moon during the mission.
Astronaut Matthias Maurer may be the first German to land on the moon. In an interview with SPIEGEL, he recently explained how realistic he thinks the US is planning to send astronauts back to the moon in 2024 (read more here). The "Artemis" mission is a prestigious project by the government of President Donald Trump. Whether the space agency Nasa gets the money needed for it is unclear. It also depends on the help of the new private space companies.
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