The National Air and Space Museum’s aerial cameras have photographed or filmed birds, cold war secrets, the atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll, Indian ruins in the American Southwest, and scenes from Top Gun and The Great Waldo Pepper.
Aircraft of the National Air and Space Museum.
On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed in the Lunar Module Eagle and became the first humans to step foot on the lunar surface while astronaut Michael Collins orbited above inside the Command Module, Columbia.
Awards, medals, pins, and accessories from the Museum's collections.
A selection of well-known and world-renowned air and space artifacts at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
A selection of well-known and world-renowned air and space artifacts at the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.
Posters in the collection are significant both for their esthetic value and because they are a unique representation of the cultural, commercial and military history of aviation during a significant period of its technological and social development.
The Human Spaceflight collection spans decades of achievements from the first U.S. manned Mercury missions through Apollo, the Space Shuttle, and the International Space Station.