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Visit us in Washington, DC and Chantilly, VA to explore hundreds of the world’s most significant objects in aviation and space history.
Learn how aviation and spaceflight transformed the world.
The lunar module represents one of humanity’s greatest achievements: landing people on another heavenly body.
Don’t miss our fast-paced webcasts designed to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in 30 minutes.
How has the life and legacy of John Glenn inspired your own life?
Our scientists are involved in current research focused on the Martian climate and geology. Find out what we’re discovering.
Recognize your favorite air or space enthusiast. Add his or her name to the Museum’s Wall of Honor.
Paul Garber with Boeing 247-D
Paul Garber stands next to the Boeing 247-D Adaptable Annie after it was transferred to the Museum in 1953. It was the first 247-D built. Roscoe Turner flew it in the MacRoberston Race from England to Australia in 1934, and then it was delivered to United Airlines.
Featured in National Air and Space Museum: An Autobiography