You can buy a suburban woman’s bag of moon dust

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The Chicago Tribune is reporting, “Shortly after Neil Armstrong took “one giant leap for mankind” by stepping on the surface of the moon, he did what any tourist does: He collected a souvenir.

Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the lunar surface, scooped some lunar rocks into a bag, then placed it into another bag, and put it in the pocket of his space suit.

From there, the outer sample bag, containing traces of moon dust, took a long and torturous path before it was mistakenly put out to public auction and scooped up by a suburban Chicago lawyer for $995. Now, the incredibly rare artifact will go on auction, and auctioneers expect it to fetch $2 million to $4 million…”

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