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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20 result(s) Richard Porter Papers Archival Record Richard Tousey Papers Archival Record Milton Rosen Papers Archival Record V-2 (A-4), Corporal, Loon, and Redstone PGM-11 Missile Testing Collection Deans Archival Record Peenemunde Document Collection Archival Record Rocket-Sonde Research Section (Naval Research Laboratory), V-2 Panel Papers Archival Record V-2 White Sands Collection Archival Record Peenemünde Interviews Project Archival Record Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers Archival Record Early Rocketry (V-2) Photograph Collection Archival Record Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel) Reports Archival Record Naval Research Laboratory Reports and V-2 Material Archival Record
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