Astronaut suit purchased at thrift store

Posted on March 3, 2015

hadfield-suit-detailEver think you could find something rare at a thrift store?  One Toronto man did.  Julielynn Wong stumbled upon a flight suit at her local second hand store.  She then read the name attached to the suit: Chris Hadfeld. Since it looked just like the one he wore on the back cover of his book, she bought it.  To verify it’s authenticity, she send a message through Facebook to the astronaut.  He asked if there were puncture marks on the badge stitched on the uniform.  Once she confirmed they were there, they both knew she had bought a piece of history.

Read more about this rare find here.