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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495 result(s) Transmitters, Radio, BC-457-A & BC-458-A, w/ FT-226 Mount, SCR-274-N Command Set Object Junction Box, G403AI Object Ballast Lamp, LM-1, Aircraft Radio Set SCR-68 Object Pump, Electric, "Air Mileage Pump", Air Position Indicator Object Headset, Communications Carrier, Aldrin, Apollo 11 Object Modem, Communications, Shuttle Object Antenna Relay Unit, BC-442-A Object Radio Control Unit, ARC, Type C-38(28v) Object Radio Transmitter / Modulator, ARC, Type MD-7/ARC-5 Object Indicator, Homing, German, AFN 1 Object Voltage Regulator/Filter, Aircraft Radio Set SCR-68 Object Pilot Control Unit, Prototype, Jet Electronics Object
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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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