Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

"Hypothetical alien spacecraft for NASM's Life in the Universe Exhibit." Studio photograph against white background of Hypothetical Alien Spacecraft (A19751367000) mounted on support rod, August 25, 1974. Model was created for use in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum exhibit "Life in the Universe," on display in the Arts and Industries Building from September 1974 through March 1975 before being moved to the NASM National Mall Building (Gallery 107) for display from July 1, 1976, through March 1, 1979; Washington, D.C.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Museums
  • Astronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm


Richard B. Farrar



Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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