Smithsonian Air and Space Museum

Hispanic Heritage Month

Heritage Family Day Series

Curtiss P-40E Warhawk (Kittyhawk IA)

This annual event celebrates the contributions of Latinos to aviation and space exploration. Learn about early aviators from the last century who took great risks flying the first planes and breaking records. Meet current Hispanic scientists and engineers. Many of the activities and presentations are available in English and Spanish.

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This program is made possible through the generous support of Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Family Day

Hispanic Heritage Day: Innovators in Air and Space
Saturday, October 11, 2014
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Throughout the Museum in Washington, DC
Admission: Free

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month at the National Air and Space Museum and learn about Latin Americans' contributions to aviation and space exploration. Talk to Hispanic leaders in aviation and space; discover the daring accomplishment of early Hispanic aviators; dance to a Latin beat as DJ Jim Byers of WPFW Latin Flavor spins space-themed music; and participate in hands-on activities for all ages including Design Build Test: From Rockets to Rocket Belts.
This event is presented in collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center.

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Family Day at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

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