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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122 result(s) LOX Dome, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, F-1 (Recovered) Object Propellant Inlet Lines, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, Gemini Reentry Control Syste Object Jacket, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, 3000-A-1 Object Injector Head, Liquid Fuel, Apollo Service Propulsion System (SPS) Object Bosch Engine Starter Object Nitrogen pressure device, rocket engine, R.H. Goddard, 1931 Object Injector and Propellant Harness, Rocket Engine, R.H. Goddard Object Liner, Rocket Engine, JATO, M17G Object Engine starter crank, Lockheed Sirius "Tingmissartoq", Lindbergh Object Spark plugs, Lockheed Sirius "Tingmissartoq", Lindbergh Object Injector, Rocket Motor, Liquid Fuel, R.H. Goddard Object BMW 801C Radial 14 Engine Emblem 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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