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‘Buzz’ Aldrin’s Apollo 11 Jacket Fetches a Record $2.7m at Auction

The jacket worn by astronaut Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin on his first mission to the moon has sold for a record-breaking $2.77m (£2.3m), becoming the most valuable American space artifact ever sold at auction. The spaceflight jacket, sold by Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday 26th July, was worn by Aldrin in the famous Apollo 11 mission in 1969 where he was alongside Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins. Key features of the jacket include Aldrin’s name...

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