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Visit us in Washington, DC and Chantilly, VA to explore hundreds of the world’s most significant objects in aviation and space history.
Learn how aviation and spaceflight transformed the world.
The lunar module represents one of humanity’s greatest achievements: landing people on another heavenly body.
Don’t miss our fast-paced webcasts designed to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in 30 minutes.
Apollo 11 was a global event. What did that historic mission mean to you? Share your story and read what others have to say.
Our scientists are involved in current research focused on the Martian climate and geology. Find out what we’re discovering.
Recognize your favorite air or space enthusiast. Add his or her name to the Museum’s Wall of Honor.
See Mercury Transit the Sun
Mercury will cross in front of the Sun over the course of 5 hours. The planet's shadow will be visible in a safe solar telescope.
View the Sun with our Safe Telescopes
Become an astronomer at our Observatory!
Stargaze at the Observatory
Stargaze with us! Our staff will be there to help you use our telescopes and answer questions about the Moon, planets, stars, and more.
Stargazing is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
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