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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1,410 result(s) J. EDGAR HOOVER Object Manchurian Airlines Object Tasman Empire Airways Limited Object Calpet Gasoline Will Be Used Sunday, January 16, 1927 By the Hollywood Movie Flyers who will fly from McNab Field Object Poster, Lindbergh, King Collection Object Regie Air Afrique Visitez L'Afrique en Avion Object Poster, Lindbergh, King Collection Object KLM All Over the World Object Free Air Show Object I'll Cut Fares, But I'll Take It On the Chin Before I'll Cut Service Object Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation By Air to London or Elsewhere Object Kommt Zum Luftschiff! 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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