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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19 result(s) Curtiss NC-3 (P2N-1) and NC-4 (P2N-1) Photographs Archival Record Charles Augustus Lindbergh Sheet Music Collection Archival Record Petersen's American Aerial Navigation Company Circular, Stationery, and Stock Certificate Archival Record Walter Wellman Photographs Archival Record Carlisle S. Fliedner Archival Record Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg 1936 Transatlantic Crossing Account (Prescott) Archival Record Admiral Gago Coutinho Collection Archival Record Albert Willibald Seypelt Collection Archival Record Admiral Albert C. Read, USN (Curtiss NC-4) Collection Archival Record Giuseppe M. Bellanca Collection Archival Record Charles A. Lindbergh Orteig Prize collection Archival Record American Airlines Scrapbook 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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