Photo Gallery: Space Junk or History?
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Photo Gallery: Space Junk or History?

Saving Moon Trash Urine Containers, 'Space Boots' and Artifacts Aren't Just Junk, Argue Archaeologists

California has named the remains of the Apollo 11 mission a state historical resource -- to the delight of the young profession of space archaeologists. They fear that the trash and equipment left behind by the United States' journeys to the moon could someday wind up for sale on eBay if they aren't protected.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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