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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56 result(s) Pressure Suit, Manned Orbiting Laboratory, MD-2 Object Arm Bag, Sokol KV-2, Thagard Object Glove Bag, Sokol KV-2, Thagard Object Valsalva Device Object Valsalva Device Object Valsalva Device Object Pressure Suit, Right Lower Arm Assembly Object Electrical Harness, Glove Object Pressure Suit, Left Lower Arm Assembly Object Pressure Suit, Lower Torso Assembly Object Electrical Harness, Glove Object Valsalva Device 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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