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) Westinghouse XJ34-WE-22A (24C-4B) Turbojet Engine Object General Electric GE36 Unducted Fan (UDF) Turboprop Engine Object Exterior Cone, Turbojet Engine, Sulzer (De Havilland) D.H. Ghost 48 Mk 1 Object Continental YJ69-T-7 Turbojet Engine, Incomplete Object Garrett (Allied Signal) TFE731-3R Turbofan Engine Object Pratt & Whitney J75-P-2 Turbojet Engine Object Allison XT40-A-4B Turboprop Engine Object Rolls-Royce Olympus Mk. 30101 Turbojet Engine Object Fairchild J44-R-26 Turbojet Engine Object General Electric CJ805-23 Turbofan Engine, Cutaway Object Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T-6 Turboshaft Engine Object Marquardt (General Tire and Rubber Company) 12 Inch (30.5 cm) Diameter Pulsejet 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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