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Two weeks ago, we invited you to become part of our mission to conserve, digitize, and display Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit. Thanks to your amazing support, we expanded the mission to include Alan Shepard’s Mercury suit, and we’re halfway to that goal! Haven’t backed ‪#‎RebootTheSuit‬ yet? Today only, Bruce R. McCaw and Family will match your pledge up to a total of $10,000.

Two weeks ago, we invited you to become part of our mission to conserve, digitize, and display Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit. Thanks to your amazing support, we expanded the mission to include Alan Shepard’s Mercury suit, and we’re halfway to that goal! Haven’t backed ‪#‎RebootTheSuit‬ yet? Today only, Bruce R. McCaw and Family will match your pledge up to a total of $10,000.

Time is running out! Less than 8 hours left to gain unprecedented access to the conservation process of two historic spacesuits and claim exclusive rewards. Back ‪#‎RebootTheSuit‬ today!

Time is running out! Less than 8 hours left to gain unprecedented access to the conservation process of two historic spacesuits and claim exclusive rewards. Back ‪#‎RebootTheSuit‬ today!

‪#‎RebootTheSuit‬ is within reach! We're more than 85% of the way toward being able to put Neil Armstrong's #Apollo11 spacesuit back on display. Thank you for your tremendous support! If you haven't joined our mission, there's still time to back this project and get unprecedented access as we conserve, digitize, and prepare the suit for display.

‪#‎RebootTheSuit‬ is within reach! We're more than 85% of the way toward being able to put Neil Armstrong's #Apollo11 spacesuit back on display. Thank you for your tremendous support! If you haven't joined our mission, there's still time to back this project and get unprecedented access as we conserve, digitize, and prepare the suit for display.

Thank you to the more than 9,000 #RebootTheSuit backers who helped us meet our stretch goal! Your generosity makes it possible to reboot both Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit and Alan Shepard’s Mercury spacesuit to tell the amazing story of our journey to the Moon. Not a backer yet? There’s still time! Less than 17 hours remain to get involved and get access to exclusive rewards. Back #RebootTheSuit today!

Thank you to the more than 9,000 #RebootTheSuit backers who helped us meet our stretch goal! Your generosity makes it possible to reboot both Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit and Alan Shepard’s Mercury spacesuit to tell the amazing story of our journey to the Moon. Not a backer yet? There’s still time! Less than 17 hours remain to get involved and get access to exclusive rewards. Back #RebootTheSuit today!

In “Houston We Don’t Have a Problem: ‪#‎RebootTheSuit‬ is Funded, Now What?” conservator Lisa Young describes the conservation process and the work ahead for the conservation team as they prepare Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit for display.

In “Houston We Don’t Have a Problem: ‪#‎RebootTheSuit‬ is Funded, Now What?” conservator Lisa Young describes the conservation process and the work ahead for the conservation team as they prepare Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit for display.

Got a minute? Check out this sneak peek of the ‪#‎RebootTheSuit‬ video tour. Less than 30 hours left to get access to it and other exclusive rewards! Help us #RebootTheSuit and be part of the journey to conserve, digitize, and display Neil Armstrong and Alan Shepard’s spacesuits: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/smithsonian/reboot-the-suit-bring-back-neil-armstrongs-spacesu

Got a minute? Check out this sneak peek of the ‪#‎RebootTheSuit‬ video tour. Less than 30 hours left to get access to it and other exclusive rewards! Help us #RebootTheSuit and be part of the journey to conserve, digitize, and display Neil Armstrong and Alan Shepard’s spacesuits: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/smithsonian/reboot-the-suit-bring-back-neil-armstrongs-spacesu

See John Glenn's "Friendship 7" capsule in a new way. On February 12th, we took the plexiglass cover off the capsule in which Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Mercury "Friendship 7" capsule is now in a new location in the Boeing #MilestonesofFlight Hall and you can see it uncovered while we renovate this exhibition.   What else is on view in this exhibition? More on our website.

See John Glenn's "Friendship 7" capsule in a new way. On February 12th, we took the plexiglass cover off the capsule in which Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Mercury "Friendship 7" capsule is now in a new location in the Boeing #MilestonesofFlight Hall and you can see it uncovered while we renovate this exhibition. What else is on view in this exhibition? More on our website.

Thanks to your generous support of #RebootTheSuit, we’re halfway to our goal! Help us spread the word about conserving, digitizing and displaying Neil Armstrong's #Apollo11 spacesuit.

Thanks to your generous support of #RebootTheSuit, we’re halfway to our goal! Help us spread the word about conserving, digitizing and displaying Neil Armstrong's #Apollo11 spacesuit.

Marking 46 years since the 1969 moon landing, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum has launched a crowdsourcing project that would help to conserve and digitize the famous Apollo 11 spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore when he first set foot on the moon in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing.

Marking 46 years since the 1969 moon landing, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum has launched a crowdsourcing project that would help to conserve and digitize the famous Apollo 11 spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore when he first set foot on the moon in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing.

Magellan T. Bear and #BuzzLightyear get ready to go back on display in our “Moving Beyond Earth” gallery. Visit them at the Museum in DC starting this weekend.

Magellan T. Bear and #BuzzLightyear get ready to go back on display in our “Moving Beyond Earth” gallery. Visit them at the Museum in DC starting this weekend.

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