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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918 result(s) America Object Prospecto de una Nave Aërostatica ó Globo Atmosférico. Object Print, Lithograph on Paper, Colored Object Grumman "Avenger" TBF Torpedo Bomber ∙ U.S. Navy Object Neueste Erfindung Einen Luftballon Durch Adler Zuregieren Object Passage de S.M. Louis Dix-Huit sur le Pont Neuf Object Fête Donnée Par La Ville de Paris a Louis XVIII le 29 Aout 1814. Object Emblêmes Patriotiques. Le Ballon. J'ai été exilé de Paris et c'est lui qui m'a apporté des nouvelles de la Capitale. Object Print, Lithograph on Newsprint Object Japanese with Kites Object Fete du Sacre et Couronnement de Leurs Majestes Imperiales Object Embassy Extraordinary to Canada! (in the Royal Nassau Balloon.) Political Sketches by H.H. No. 15. 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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