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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485 result(s) Foam Canard Core Object Reentry Vehicle, Mark 11, Nose Cap Object Helmet Cover, Pressure Suit, Sokol KV-2 Object Missile, Reentry Vehicle, Mark 4 Object Rocket, Sounding, Aerobee 350, Nose Cone and Thrust Structure Object Rocket, Third Stage, S-IVB-D Dynamic Test Vehicle, Saturn V Object Shutter Assembly, Pulsejet, Loon Missile Object Maybach Engine Carburetor Object Thrust Chamber, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, F-1 (Recovered) Object Injector Plate, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, F-1 (Recovered) Object LOX Dome, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, F-1 (Recovered) Object Panels, Grumman G-22 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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