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African Americans were routinely denied access to training as pilots and mechanics in the early days of aviation. A small number of determined black air enthusiasts challenged racial discrimination.
The Apollo Program was designed to land humans on the Moon and bring them safely back to Earth. On July 20, 1969, that goal was achieved when humans walked on the Moon for the first time.
We bring astronomy to you through webcasts from our Public Observatory and more.
Get advice from astronauts, discover peopel who inspire, and more with these resources.
From robotics to communications, discover the engineering and technology behind the history of air and space. 
From balloons to helicopters and everything in between, learn more about the history of flight.
From experiments in space to experiments you can try at home, learn more with these resources. 
Have you ever wondered about aerodynamcis, air pressure, gravity, and more? We can help.
Explore the solar system and beyond with these unique resources.
From astronomy, to stories from astronauts, to Apollo and more, explore space with this unique set of resources.
Women are represented in every gallery in the Museum. Learn about women's contributions to aviation and space history. 
In 1903, the Wright Flyer became the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot aboard.