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) General Electric GE4, SST Turbojet Engine Object Jumo 004, Messerschmitt Me 262A-1a Schwalbe (Swallow), Turbojet Engine Object Fairchild Ranger XT-R-2 TP Turboprop Engine Object Fairchild J44-R-20B Turbojet Engine Object Pratt & Whitney J57-P-31A Turbojet Engine Object General Electric J31-5 (I16-5) Turbojet Engine Object General Electric J73-GE-3F Turbojet Engine Object Tailpipe, Westinghouse J34 (24C-2) Turbojet Engine Object Turboprop, Pratt & Whitney T34-P-3, Cutaway Object Hypersonic Research Engine (HRE), Axisymmetric Flowpath Object Allison (General Electric) J35-A-17B Turbojet Engine Object Wright Aeronautical XRJ47-W-3 Ramjet 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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