A young blond child wears an astronaut costume.  The child has taken their helmet off and is smiling.

The exterior of the National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum

Washington, DC

Closed through Fall 2022

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The exterior of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy center.

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Chantilly, VA

Open Daily

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A major renovation is underway as we reimagine all 23 galleries and presentation spaces i our iconic National Mall building in Washington, DC.  Join us as we inspire a new generation of pioneers and explorers.

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At a deeper level, I think the museum makes visitors feel proud to be human –

to be members of a species that has traveled from a lonely beach at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, to the dusty surface of the moon in less than seven decades..." - John H. Glenn, Jr

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