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) CIDNA-Swissair Object KLM Serving 66 Countries On 6 Continents Object Air France Object All Expense Air Cruise Every Day to Atlantic City Fly With Eastern Air Transport Object "The Scandinavian Air Express" Dutch Swedish Route to Holland, North Germany, Scandinavia, Finland Object Lunar Base Object Jet BOAC Britain Object Castrol Object Exposicion Ibero-Americana Concurso Iberico de Aviacion Object Aerotransport Swedish Air Lines & K.L.M. Royal Dutch Air Lines "Oh-- Let Us Fly- But Do Let It Be With the Dutch-Swedish Air Line!' Object Veedol Motor Oil Object Imperial Airways Fly from London to Paris 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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