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Temporary Stowage Bag

The Armstrong Purse: Flown Apollo 11 Lunar Artifacts

Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

Putting on an Apollo Spacesuit

Armstrong's EV Gloves

Mystery of Grey Spots on Apollo Glove

Apollo Inflight Exerciser

Apollo Inflight Exerciser

Apollo 11 Extra-Vehicular Gloves and Visor Assembly

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Extravehicular Gloves and Visor

Knee Note Pad : Friendship 7

The Saga of Writing in Space

Scale model of black and white Saturn V Rocket with launch pad

Looking Closer at the Saturn V

Saturn V Instrument Unit at the Udvar-Hazy Center

Guiding the Saturn V from Earth to Space



Mars Antenna: The Big Antenna

Astronomy Awaits at the Very Large Array

Spacecraft Hubble: Hubble Floating Free (2002)

Hubble Space Telescope: From Rocky Start to Rockstar

Nancy Grace Roman

Nancy Grace Roman "Mother of Hubble"



Front View of the 70m antenna at Goldstone, California

The Deep Space Network

Time and Navigation Exhibition

STEM in 30: Time and Navigation

GPS Block III Satellite

GPS: A Generation of Service to the World

Alan Shepard with Telephone

How Astronauts Phone Home


Engineering for Engineers

Alan Eustace Spacesuit

STEM in 30: World Record Skydive

Paper Airplane Contest

Create Your Own Paper Airplane

Atlas V Liftoff

Rocket Lab

STEM in 30 team compare rockets and race cars

STEM in 30: Rockets and Race Cars

Robert Hutchings Goddard

Science and Engineering Stories

Engineering the Wright Way Interactive

Engineering the Wright Way

Charles French

STEM in 30: Complex Problems, Simple Machines

Capt. Matt Quy shows modern military curator Dik Daso how to use safety belts in the cockpit

STEM in 30: The Science of Safety



Explainers Assist a Young Visitor in the How Things Fly

Controlled Flight

How Things Fly Explainers Demonstrate Forces of Flight

Forces of Flight

1903 Wright Flyer Cockpit

Wing Warping the Wright Way

Screenshot of Wright Brother Activity

Engineering the Wright Way

Behind-the-Scenes of STEM in 30

STEM in 30: Lighter, Stronger, Better: Composites

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

STEM in 30: Spy Planes: Eyes in the Sky



Curiosity Self-Portrait at 'Mojave'

Engineering Behind Landing on Other Planets

spacecraft lands on earth

Why Landing on Earth Is Like a Series of Car Crashes

<em>Curiosity's</em> Sky Crane Maneuver

Sewing Machines, Balloons, and Rocket Fuel

<em>Curiosity's</em> Sky Crane Maneuver

NASA's Flying Saucer: Learning to Land on Mars

Apollo 11 Crew in Raft before Recovery

Science of a Not-so-soft Splashdown

Shark Repellent, Project Mercury

Spaceflight and Surviving Shark Attacks



Lego set in front of lunar module.

FIRST Lego League Game Walkthrough

Docent tours

What is FIRST?

Docent tours

What Comes SECOND?



Apollo 13 Mission Patch

AirSpace: Live at SXSW

Sojourner and Astronaut on Mars

EZ Science 4 - The Path to Mars

Ranger 7 Lunar Probe replica

Uncovering the Secrets of the Ranger 7

NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff

Tools of the EVA Trade

Space Shuttle Discovery

Behind the Scenes: Light Fields of Discovery


Virgin Galactic Rocket Motor Joins Air and Space Collection

Programmer Melody Ho standing inside mission control at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab

Coding Brings Mars Data Down to Earth

Water Ice Clouds on Mars

AirSpace: Out of the Frying Pan



Horten H IX V3

Horten Ho 229 V3

flak-bait with green highlighting


Star Trek Enterprise

Enterprise Studio Model

Exhibits Specialist Adam Bradshaw with the white beta cloth lunar spacesuit

Armstrong Spacesuit

More about Conservation



Look Inside

Capsule, Gemini VII

Gemini VII

Spirit of St. Louis

Spirit of St. Louis

Image of the Lunar Module 2

Lunar Module

Space Shuttle Discovery

Space Shuttle Discovery

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