Visit us in Washington, DC and Chantilly, VA to explore hundreds of the world’s most significant objects in aviation and space history.
During the Cold War, aviation took to new heights.
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.
Experts answer your questions about aerospace.
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 their name to the Museum’s Wall of Honor.
This is the first photograph ever taken on the surface of Mars. It was obtained by Viking 1 just minutes after the spacecraft landed successfully on July 20, 1976.
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