In the United States from a Museum have stolen a Golden copy of the lunar module presented to Neil Armstrong
According to police, the exhibit was of special value, as in the world there are only three such copies.
TASS, July 30. Rare gold replica of the lunar module, which belonged to the American astronaut Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) was stolen from a Museum in his hometown of Wapakoneta (Ohio). A message posted Saturday to the Facebook police this settlement.
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“The Department received an alarm from the Museum of Aeronautics and Astronautics Neil Armstrong. Missing a Golden copy module, committed in 1969, the moon landing,” — said in a statement law enforcement statement.
It is noted that the exhibit was of particular value: “worldwide, there are only three such copies. Each of them was presented in Paris, one of three astronauts who carried out the [lunar] mission, soon after their return.” “The cost of this exhibit cannot be measured,” concluded the guards, adding that he has already started investigation of the incident.
Armstrong in 1969 became the first man to set foot on the surface of the natural satellite of the Earth. With him in the historic expedition took part Edwin Aldrin and Michael Collins.