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CBS Evening News reported Feb. 20 on the efforts of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum to preserve aviation and space artifacts.
In the early days of the U.S. space program, the spacesuits were lifesaving technological marvels, but they were not designed to last for a long time. Today, specialists are working to restore and preserve the suits and thousands of other U.S. aviation artifacts. Chip Reid reports.

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Cathy Lewis, curator of International Space Programs and Spacesuits at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum, gives CBS News correspondent Chip Reid an exclusive up-close look at the so-called "Snoopy cap" that Buzz Aldrin wore on the moon.

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Malcolm Collum, chief conservator of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum, gives CBS News correspondent Chip Reid a behind-the-scenes look at some of the wear-and-tear on an early U.S. communications satellite.

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