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Astronaut artifacts

HOUSTON — An appeals court in Texas upheld a probate court’s finding that artifacts brought home from Apollo-era space programs were a deceased NASA astronaut’s separate property for the purpose of probating his estate. A 2012 federal law confirmed his ownership rights, rather than creating new property rights to the items, as his second wife argued.

Read the ruling here.

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