A close-up detail of Neil Armstrong’s suit. Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution/Mark Avino

Apollo 11 Anniversary: Neil Armstrong Spacesuit's ‘Reboot' Effort Kicks Into Gear

The Smithsonian has scanned the suit and designed a special, nearly 360-degree view case for visitors to admire it in time for the moon landing's 50th anniversary in 2019.

Neil Armstrong wearing the spacesuit he wore on the moon in July 1969. NASA