Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia

Discover the objects that made human spaceflight possible.

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Repairing the Station in Orbit

Outside the Spacecraft coming soon to the Museum in Washington, DC.

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Phoenix Lander Self Portrait on Mars

Learn what our scientists are discovering about the historic climate and geology of Mars.

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Removing the Sputnik Replica

Get the latest on the renovation of our Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall.
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Wright Brothers

1903 Wright Flyer

The Wright Brothers & the Invention of the Aerial Age online exhibition.
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On the Blog

Gemini 6 Jingle Bells

Obscure Objects: Tom Stafford’s Jingle Bells and Wally Schirra’s Harmonica
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"Flak-Bait" Moves to the Restoration Hangar

Find out what we're working on in the Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar.

Wall of Honor

Wall of Honor at the Udvar-Hazy Center

A permanent memorial at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center recognizing those with a passion for flight.
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Upcoming Events

Kepler-16b: Where the Sun Sets Twice
December 18
Astronomy Chat
Astronomer: Courtney Dressing
Museum in DC
First Flight by Humans, 1783
December 19
New Balloons Landing at the Udvar-Hazy Center
Presenter: Dr. Tom Crouch
Udvar-Hazy Center in VA
Smithsonian TechQuest: Eye in the Sky
December 20
Eye in the Sky Game
Udvar-Hazy Center in VA
Fried Planet at BD+48 740
December 21
Astronomy Chat
Astronomer: Joleen Carlberg
Museum in DC