Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Research

Behind the scenes at the National Air and Space Museum, curators, fellows, and scientists conduct research that increases our understanding of aviation and space exploration's role in history; science and technology's central place in modern life; and the latest findings about our solar system. Activities include leading scientific field expeditions; serving on planetary exploration teams; contributing to professional organizations and societies; conducting historical research; and writing scholarly and popular books, papers, and articles.

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