"Explainers Assist a Young Visitor in the How Things Fly Gallery"
In the How Things Fly Gallery at the National Mall Building, visitors explore the principles of flight through hands-on learning. Children and adults can climb into the cockpit of a Cessna, maneuver and aircraft with a joystick, test a supersonic shockwave, and compare their weight on different planets. Explainers are high school and college employees who perform science demonstrations and assist visitors as they learn how things fly.
Image Number: 2008-480
Credit: Photo by Eric Long, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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