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) Fairchild J44-R-12 Turbojet Engine, Cutaway Object Fairchild J44-R-20B Turbojet Engine Object Marquardt (General Tire and Rubber) 8 Inch (20.3 cm) Diameter Pulsejet Object General Electric J79 Turbojet Engine, for NASM's McDonnell F-4A Object Wright (Armstrong Siddeley) Sapphire J65-W-14 Turbojet Engine, Cutaway Object Westinghouse J34 (24C-2) Turbojet Engine Object Pratt & Whitney J75-P-19W Turbojet Engine, Afterburner, Water Injection Object Rolls-Royce Viper Mark 601-22A Turbojet Engine Object Rolls-Royce Derwent Mark 8 Turbojet Engine Object Heinkel-Hirth RR2 Turbojet Engine Object General Electric J47-GE-23 (7E-TG190-E) Turbojet Engine, Cutaway Object Westinghouse J32-WE-2 (9.5A) Turbojet 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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