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    Project Paperclip and American Rocketry after World War II March 31, 2023 Missile Crisis Wear September 21, 2022 Speed and the Cold War July 07, 2022 How the Space Age Transformed Our Lives April 06, 2022 Why Did We Stop Going to the Moon? November 09, 2021
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    Learn more Raytheon Technologies Living in the Space Age National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC Learn more Nation of Speed National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC October 14, 2022 - October 14, 2037
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    The SR–71: The Fastest Jet Aircraft in the World How the Lockheed SR–71 Blackbird’s design helped pilots go higher and further than ever before. https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/the-fastest-jet-aircraft-in-the-world/RAIyfPwMMyO-IQ Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 6, Grade 5, Grade 4, Grade 12, Grades 13-14, Grades 15-16, Grades 17-20, Grade 3 Cold War, Aircraft, Military aviation, Technology and Engineering

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    What’s New in Aerospace: The SR–71 Blackbird with Walter Watson Learn about the SR–71 Blackbird from Walter Watson; the only African American to fly in the SR–71 Blackbird program https://youtu.be/K0MQj2P1Mik Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grades 13-14, Grades 15-16, Grades 17-20 Aviation, Cold War, Military aviation, African American or Black people

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    STEM in 30: The SR–71 Blackbird In this episode of STEM in 30 we feature the SR–71 Blackbird on display at the Steven F. Udvar–Hazy Center and explore why it was so important for reconnaissance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFj5a8G_iGk&t=1s Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8 Reconnaissance, Aircraft, Cold War

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    Learn more Milestones of Flight: The Epic of Aviation with the National Air and Space Museum Learn more Science, Cold War and the American State: Lloyd V. Berkner and the Balance of Professional Ideals
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