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 Wright WT94 Engine Turbosupercharger Object Pump Part, Liquid Fuel Rocket, R.H. Goddard Object Flow Regulator, Liquid Oxygen, Rocket Engine, R.H. Goddard, 1926 Object Nozzle, Half Section, Rocket Motor, LR-58, for Bullpup Missile Object Rocket Engine, Relief Valves and Nozzles, Viking Orbiter Propulsion System Object Cylinder, Union Gas Engine Co. Engine Object Cooling Jacket, Water, Rocket Motor, Goddard, Half Object Nozzle, Rocket, Cooled, Experimental Object Piston, Wright Cyclone R-3350-TC Engine Object Valve, Rocket Motor, Reaction Motors, Inc. Object Spark Plugs, Lockheed Sirius "Tingmissartoq", Lindbergh 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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