Research in the Aeronautics Department is related to all aspects of flight in the atmosphere. In the Department of Space History, research is conducted on the history and technology of spaceflight, space science, and exploration. This research provides an invaluable foundation in developing exhibits for the public, in selecting artifacts for the Museum's collection, in writing publications, and in educating the public through lectures and other means.
Aeronautics and Space History curators published 16 book chapters, 50 articles, and 52 blog posts in 2015.
These five items are just a sample of the scholarly activities performed in 2015 in the Aeronautics and Space History Departments. A link to a more complete list of activities is below.