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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96 result(s) Rocket, Sounding, Aerobee 350, Nose Cone and Thrust Structure Object Missile, Cruise, V-1 (Fi 103, FZG 76), Miscellaneous Parts Object Reel with Wire Coil, Rocket, Grapnel, Wadsworth Mount Object Missile, Aft Fuselage, Surface-to-Air, Enzian E1 Object Accelerometer, Integrating Gyro, V-2 Object Jetavator, Cutaway, Rocket Motor, Poseidon C-3 Object Reel, Grapnel, Rocket, Wadsworth Mount Object Missile, Left Aileron, Surface-to-Air, Enzian E1 Object Sequencer, V-1 Cruise Missile Object Gas Generator, Cutaway, Rocket Motor, Poseidon C-3 Object Missile, Cruise, V-1, Electric Motor Object Glide Bomb, Blohm und Voss BV 246, Vertical Fin, Left 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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