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    News Item National Air and Space Museum’s 2024 Michael Collins Trophy Awarded to Astronaut Peggy Whitson and the Double Asteroid Redirection Test Team News Item National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center Turns 20 The 20th anniversary of opening the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center will take place in December. To commemorate this milestone, a celebration at the museum in Chantilly, Virginia, will take place Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. News Item National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center Hosts Annual “Air & Scare” Event Oct. 28 The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will host its annual “Air & Scare” family day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. This year’s event will feature candy stations and spooky activities for all ages inside the museum and outdoors. Attendees will be required to reserve free timed tickets for the outdoor portion of the event in advance. Tickets are not required for the indoor Air & Scare activities or for touring the exhibits. News Item National Air and Space Museum Receives Over $11 Million From National Science Foundation The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has received over $11 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation to support the creation of the new “Discovering Our Universe” exhibition. The gallery will illuminate how the development of new and more precise tools transformed humankind’s understanding of the origin, content, and fate of the universe. The “National Science Foundation Discovering Our Universe” exhibition, which is anticipated to open in 2026, is part of the museum’s ongoing transformation of its galleries at its flagship building in Washington, D.C. News Item Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Announces Fall Lectures This fall, the National Air and Space Museum’s evening lectures will explore the stories of women and people of color in aviation and spaceflight, from NASA’s first female astronauts to the desegregation of commercial aviation. Lectures take place at one of the museum’s two locations and will also be streamed online. All lectures are free to the public, but they require advance registration. News Item El Museo Nacional del Aire y el Espacio de la Smithsonian publica la serie limitada de pódcast «AeroEspacial» El Museo Nacional del Aire y el Espacio de la Smithsonian ha publicado «AeroEspacial», una serie limitada de su pódcast «AirSpace» que se centra en relatos de la historia y cultura latina en el centro de la aviación y el espacio.  News Item Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Launches “AeroEspacial” Podcast Limited Series The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has launched “AeroEspacial,” a limited series of its “AirSpace” podcast that focuses on stories of Latino history and culture at the heart of aviation and space.  News Item Smithsonian Names Architect for the Bezos Learning Center The Smithsonian has chosen the architectural firm Perkins&Will to design the Bezos Learning Center, which will be located on the east side of the National Air and Space Museum at its flagship location on the National Mall. News Item “Innovations in Flight” Event Returns to Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum The National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center will host its annual “Innovations in Flight Outdoor Aviation Display,” Saturday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors will be able to view over 50 vintage, modern and commercial aircraft that will fly in for the day and be on display outside the museum. News Item National Air and Space Museum Announces Student Architecture and Design Challenge for Element on New Bezos Learning Center
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    News Item National Air and Space Museum’s 2024 Michael Collins Trophy Awarded to Astronaut Peggy Whitson and the Double Asteroid Redirection Test Team News Item National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center Turns 20 The 20th anniversary of opening the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center will take place in December. To commemorate this milestone, a celebration at the museum in Chantilly, Virginia, will take place Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. News Item National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center Hosts Annual “Air & Scare” Event Oct. 28 The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will host its annual “Air & Scare” family day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. This year’s event will feature candy stations and spooky activities for all ages inside the museum and outdoors. Attendees will be required to reserve free timed tickets for the outdoor portion of the event in advance. Tickets are not required for the indoor Air & Scare activities or for touring the exhibits. News Item National Air and Space Museum Receives Over $11 Million From National Science Foundation The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has received over $11 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation to support the creation of the new “Discovering Our Universe” exhibition. The gallery will illuminate how the development of new and more precise tools transformed humankind’s understanding of the origin, content, and fate of the universe. The “National Science Foundation Discovering Our Universe” exhibition, which is anticipated to open in 2026, is part of the museum’s ongoing transformation of its galleries at its flagship building in Washington, D.C. News Item Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Announces Fall Lectures This fall, the National Air and Space Museum’s evening lectures will explore the stories of women and people of color in aviation and spaceflight, from NASA’s first female astronauts to the desegregation of commercial aviation. Lectures take place at one of the museum’s two locations and will also be streamed online. All lectures are free to the public, but they require advance registration. News Item El Museo Nacional del Aire y el Espacio de la Smithsonian publica la serie limitada de pódcast «AeroEspacial» El Museo Nacional del Aire y el Espacio de la Smithsonian ha publicado «AeroEspacial», una serie limitada de su pódcast «AirSpace» que se centra en relatos de la historia y cultura latina en el centro de la aviación y el espacio.  News Item Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Launches “AeroEspacial” Podcast Limited Series The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has launched “AeroEspacial,” a limited series of its “AirSpace” podcast that focuses on stories of Latino history and culture at the heart of aviation and space.  News Item Smithsonian Names Architect for the Bezos Learning Center The Smithsonian has chosen the architectural firm Perkins&Will to design the Bezos Learning Center, which will be located on the east side of the National Air and Space Museum at its flagship location on the National Mall. News Item “Innovations in Flight” Event Returns to Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum The National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center will host its annual “Innovations in Flight Outdoor Aviation Display,” Saturday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors will be able to view over 50 vintage, modern and commercial aircraft that will fly in for the day and be on display outside the museum. News Item National Air and Space Museum Announces Student Architecture and Design Challenge for Element on New Bezos Learning Center