The National Air and Space Museum holds in trust over 60,000 artifacts and more than 20,000 cubic feet of archival materials. Historic aircraft and space artifacts, such as the 1903 Wright Flyer and the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, highlight the National Collection.

Thousands of additional artifacts—including engines, rockets, uniforms, spacesuits, balloons, artwork, documents, manuscripts, and photographs—document the richness of the history of flight. A wide variety of these artifacts are on display at the Museum in Washington, DC and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.


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23 result(s) Wright Cyclone GR-3350 Radial Engine Object Medal, Commemorative, Louis Joseph Gay-Lussac Object Computer, Load Adjuster, Boeing B-29, Enola Gay, Cox & Stevens Aircraft Corp. Object Load Adjuster, Boeing B-29, Enola Gay Object Untitled Balloon Le Gay-Lussac Aloft Object Medal, Commemorative, Louis Joseph Gay-Lussac Object Clock, 8-Day, Elgin, Enola Gay? Object Radar Unit and mounts, AM-77/APQ-23, B-29 "Enola Gay" Object Théorie de L'Aérostation Object Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay" Object Bombsight, Norden M-9, Enola Gay Object 509th Composite Group Aircraft Photography Archival Record
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Our collections specialists actively work on the conservation, preservation, restoration, and long-term care of the objects in our collection. From full-scale restoration projects to applying preservation techniques and doing regular assessments, these activities form a crucial part of our stewardship of the National Collection.

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