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) Propellant Flow Regulator, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, R.H. Goddard, 1926 Object Injector, Fuel, Cutaway, Rocket Engine, Lark Missile Object Liquid Oxygen Tank, Rocket Engine, Robert H. Goddard Object Cylinder, Wright Cyclone R-3350-TC Engine Object Supercharger, Allison NACA Roots Type Engine Object Rolls-Royce Dart Turboprop Engine Starter Engaging Mechanism Object Pump Part, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, R.H. Goddard Object Roscoe Turner's Engine Starting Crank Handle Object Screws, Roberts 4X engine Object Ignition Excitor, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel Object Fuel Tank, Rocket, R.H. Goddard, Ca. 1930's Object Crankshaft, Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp R-2800 Engine 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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