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Ahlers bid over $109,000 for the flight suit worn by Armstrong during the Gemini program. Ahlers bid over $109,000 for the flight suit worn by Armstrong during the Gemini program.
She also nabbed the July 21, 1969 issue of Newsweek sent to Armstrong with himself on the cover for $11,875. She also nabbed the July 21, 1969 issue of Newsweek sent to Armstrong with himself on the cover for $11,875.

Some former possessions of astronaut Neil Armstrong could be coming home thanks to the generosity of a Texas woman.

According to the Houston Chronicle, in an auction over the weekend, Julie Ahlers came into possession of some memorabilia of Armstrong's that she intends to donate to the Armstrong Air and Space Museum. Ahlers bid over $109,000 for the flight suit worn by Armstrong during the Gemini program. She also nabbed the July 21, 1969 issue of Newsweek sent to Armstrong with himself on the cover for $11,875. Ahlers told the Chronicle she intends to donate the items to the museum in Wapakoneta. The museum and Ohio Historic Connection are currently attempting to contact Ahlers to discuss the details of her donation.

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