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    White beta cloth lunar spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong on Apollo 11 mission. Has two red and four blue connectors on torso. NASA "meatball" logo, name tag and Apollo 11 mission symbol on chest. US flag on left shoulder.

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    White beta cloth lunar spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong on Apollo 11 mission. Has two red and four blue connectors on torso. NASA "meatball" logo, name tag and Apollo 11 mission symbol on chest. US flag on left shoulder.

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    White beta cloth lunar spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong on Apollo 11 mission. Has two red and four blue connectors on torso. NASA "meatball" logo, name tag and Apollo 11 mission symbol on chest. US flag on left shoulder.

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    Armstrong's Apollo 11 Spacesuit

    Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit worn during a 2 hour, 31 minute, and 40 second EVA (extra-vehicular activity) on the Moon in 1969.

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    Detail of Armstrong's Suit

    A close-up of Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit, a model A7L suit that was tailored specifically for him.

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    Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Spacesuit

    This spacesuit was worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong, Commander of the Apollo 11 mission, which landed the first man on the Moon on July 20, 1969. It was conserved thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2015 to conserve, digitize and display the suit in time for the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing.

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    Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

    This spacesuit was worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong, Commander of the Apollo 11 mission, which landed the first man on the Moon on July 20, 1969. It was conserved thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2015 to conserve, digitize and display the suit in time for the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing.

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This object is on display in the The Wright Brothers & the Invention of the Aerial Age exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

This spacesuit was worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong, Commander of the Apollo 11 mission, which landed the first man on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

The lunar spacesuits were designed to provide a life sustaining environment for the astronaut during periods of extra vehicular activity or during unpressurized spacecraft operation. They permitted maximum mobility and were designed to be worn with relative comfort for up to 115 hours in conjunction with the liquid cooling garment. If necessary, they were also capable of being worn for 14 days in an unpressurized mode.

The spacesuit has the designation A-7L, and was constructed in the Extra-vehicular or EV configuration.

NASA transferred the spacesuit to the National Air and Space Museum in 1971.