Permission Requests

Materials from the collection of the National Air and Space Museum or from National Air and Space Museum's website are subject to the Smithsonian Institution's Terms of Use.

Smithsonian Institution photographs, drawings, film, audio recordings or other materials may not be reproduced, resold, or commercially used without specific written permission from the Smithsonian Institution.

Permission to reproduce works in the collections of the National Air and Space Museum Archives must be requested in writing. The request must indicate the exact purpose of the reproduction, including title, author, publisher, approximate print run and publication date for books or magazines or equivalent information for video, film, web or other use.

Usage fees, when applicable, may be paid with checks in US dollars drawn on a US bank, money orders, MasterCard or Visa.

Learn more about obtaining reproductions.

To request permission, please complete and sign an application and submit it to the following address:

Archives Division
Smithsonian Institution
PO Box 37012
National Air and Space Museum
Room 3100, MRC 322
Washington, DC 20013-7012

Tel: (202) 633-2328
Fax: (202) 786-2835

Please identify materials by Smithsonian Institution negative number or other identifying number.

If identifying numbers are not known, please send photocopies of the materials (with information on where they are credited to National Air and Space Museum) with your application.