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  1. Neil Armstrong’s Secret Stash Found

    The first man on the moon kept space souvenirs. Months after his 2012 death, Neil Armstrong’s widow found a white cloth bag crammed in a closet of their Ohio home. Known as a “McDivitt purse,” the bag contained repair equipment carried on the Eagle lunar module — some of the very few items brought back to Earth from Tranquility Base after the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. Among the priceless artifacts was the 16mm movie camera used to film the historic first moonwalk.

    Smithsonian Magazine, The Independent

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