Apollo astronaut: Colonization is ‘certainly feasible’ on the moon

Apollo astronaut: Colonization is ‘certainly feasible’ on the moon

Schmitt was one of the last people to set foot on the moon during the final mission of NASA's Apollo program.

The order of the moon and Mars missions was set past year when President Donald Trump tasked NASA with a lunar human return, followed by missions to Mars, NASA reported.

Nearly 50 years ago, NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong made history by becoming the first man to walk on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission.

Consisting of over 2,000 items, the collection will go on sale in a series of three auctions with the first in November 2018 and another two in May and November 2019, Dallas-based Heritage Auctions said in a statement. The sterling silver medallions were paid for by the crews of Apollo missions and were available for purchase only by NASA astronauts.

Speaking to Associated Press, Mark Armstrong, Neil Armstrong's son said his father never mentioned what he wanted to do with those items he kept.

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The collection includes a variety of artifacts and keepsakes that span Neil Armstrong's life.

There are some personal items of him to be auctioned, including his boy scout cap and a Purdue University centennial flag from Armstrong's alma mater, which traveled on Apollo 11.

Also on sale will be exhibited the flags of the United States, the United Nations and us States.

"With that being said, I think he would be pleased to be remembered as being part of a programme that demonstrated unbelievable things can be achieved when people come together to dedicate themselves towards a common goal".

Greg Rohan, president of Heritage Auctions, said it handles numerous categories of collectibles that appeal to various collectors, but items connected with space seem to have a universal appeal.

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