By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
(NEWSER) – When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin departed the moon, they left more than 100 things behind. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing this weekend, Florida Today has a list of seven of the most interesting. A sampling:
- Tributes: A patch from the Apollo 1 mission, commemorating the three astronauts who died when a fire broke out in the command module during a training exercise, was left on the moon as well as medals honoring the fallen Russian cosmonauts Vladimir Komarov and Yuri Gagarin.
- More: https://www.newser.com/story/277935/this-is-some-of-what-was-left-on-the-moon-50-years-ago.html