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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.
Apollo 11 was a global event. What did that historic mission mean to you? Share your story and read what others have to say.
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.
Join the National Air and Space Museum as we celebrate the voyage of Hokule'a and explore the history of navigational techniques and technology.
Join us in the Moving Beyond Earth gallery for live coverage and commentary on Blue Origin's launch of its New Shepard space vehicle.
Martin Scorsese's Academy Award-winning family film Hugo will be the final movie in our film festival. Tickets are free but advance reservations are required.
Top Gun Screening
Enjoy all the action of Top Gun in large-screen format and hear from Dave "Bio" Baranek, former F-14 squadron commander and consultant on the movie. Tickets are free but advance reservations are required.
2001: A Space Odyssey Screening
See the epic science fiction movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey, in a large-screen format. Tickets are free but advance reservations are required.
Galaxy Quest Screening
Our midnight movie will feature one of the Museum staff's favorite space parodies, Galaxy Quest. Tickets are free but advance reservations are required.