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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138 result(s) McDonnell XPJ40-MD-2 Pulsejet Engine Object De Havilland Goblin H-1Turbojet Engine Object General Electric YJ93-GE-3 Turbojet Engine Object De Havilland H-1 Goblin Turbojet Engine Object Tow Bar, Bristol-Siddeley Pegasus Mk. 5 Turbofan Engine Object Pratt & Whitney J75-P-2 Turbojet Engine Object Rolls-Royce Dart Mk. 510 Turboprop Engine Object Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-1Turbofan Engine, Cutaway Object Hiller "Six Pack" Pulse Reactor Engine Object General Electric J47-GE-17 Turbojet Engine, with afterburner Object General Electric (Allison) J33 Turbojet Engine Cutaway Object SNECMA Escopette Pulsejet 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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