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    What Happened to the Original Wright Flyer? December 15, 2022 A New View of the Rocketdyne F-1 Engine November 02, 2022 Making the Most of Treating a 30-Foot Diameter Umbrella-Shaped Antenna October 24, 2022 Eric Sloane: An Artist in The Clouds September 30, 2022 Star Wars X-wing: From Screen-Used Prop to Museum Artifact September 30, 2022
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    Learn more Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Spacesuit National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC July 16, 2019 - February 02, 2022
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    Teacher Tips: Teaching with Objects See a simple object thinking routine and learn ways to integrate object-based learning in your classroom. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPwCRH-khSA Behind the scenes, Society and Culture, Space, Technology and Engineering

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    Learn more America's Hangar: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Fourth Edition Learn more The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian