This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
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Earth Flight Environment is artist Eric Sloane’s tribute to America’s spacious skies. Known for his remarkable renditions of clouds, Sloane captured the essence and variety of weather above the panoramic landscape of the American Southwest. It is Sloane’s largest and most well-known cloud painting.
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Lots of Paint
The mural required 400 quarts of durable acrylic paint on a wall covered in Belgian linen.
Signed by the Artist
Eric Sloane's signature on his Earth Flight Environment mural. Can you find it?
Spot the X-15
The North American X-15 appears in the upper left corner of the Earth Flight Environment mural.
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<p>The North American X-15 appears in the upper left corner of Eric Sloan's <i>Earth Flight Environment</i> mural.</p>