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Are you a lover of all things lunar? Here are three hidden gems from the Destination Moon exhibit you won’t want to miss.
There would be no Apollo program without the Gemini program, which took place in between the Mercury and Apollo programs from 1964 to 1965.
For six months in 1964 the US Air Force flew an airplane at supersonic speeds over Oklahoma City, often multiple times a day, in a series of tests called Project Bongo. The story of how and why the tests happened is a wild ride, and we’re breaking it down for you today on AirSpace.
In the late 1950s, he United States and the Soviet Union were locked in a competition for global influence and prestige—the Cold War—and began to compete on a new frontier: space. Both nations started programs to send humans into space. In the United States, that program was Project Mercury.
Al Casby is not only working to restore a Vought F7U Cutlass, but its reputation as well.
Antarctica’s environment is the most extreme on our planet. Now, an aerial revolution has begun with uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) flying in this challenging environment.
In the 1930s and '40s aviation-themed radio programs attracted huge audiences.
The Bell UH-1 Iroquois, better known as the Huey, remains a powerful symbol of the Vietnam War.
On a daring flight over Cuba in October 1962, Commander William Ecker (he retired from the Navy as a captain) wore this pair of cotton coveralls manufactured by the Lion Uniform Company in Dayton, Ohio (size 38 long).
The new gallery seeks to better frame the story of World War II around the idea that aviation was central to victory, and the exhibition will highlight key areas of wartime aeronautical innovation that changed the nature and experience of warfare.