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July 1, 2016 | 10:00pm

Destination Moon Screening

Kevin Murphy, of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and RiffTrax, conducts an experimental "space camp" on live movie riffing with the 1950s film, Destination Moon. Tickets are free but advance reservations are required. 

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Museum in Washington, DC Other
July 1, 2016 | 9:30pm

Le Voyage dans la Lune Screening

We're kicking off the night's film festival with one of the first science fiction movies made. Tickets are free but advance reservations are required.

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Le Voyage dans la Lune Screening

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Mon, June 13 2016

What's New in Aerospace?

The What's New in Aerospace? series, presented in collaboration with NASA, is open to the public and will cover recent research, developments, and discoveries related to space.

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What's New in Aerospace?

Museum in Washington, DC Other
July 1, 2016 | 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Launch Crew Event

Launch Crew is a ticketed, 21-and-over program. Get exclusive access to Museum staff, special guests, and our outstanding objects. Tickets are sold out.

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Museum in Washington, DC Other
July 1, 2016 | 8:30pm - July 2, 2016 | 10:00am

All Night at the Museum

On July 1, the National Air and Space Museum will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its flagship building in Washington, DC by staying open all night. 

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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Heritage Family Days
August 6, 2016 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

We Share STEM! Connecting Across Cultures

Celebrate the global feats in the fields of science, math, technology, and engineering at this Heritage Family Day.

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Museum in Washington, DC Family Day
July 16, 2016 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Milestones in Aviation and Space

Explore the past, present, and future of flight and space exploration at the Milestones in Aviation and Space family day.

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Museum in Washington, DC Family Day
July 29, 2016 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Mars Day!

Mars Day! is an annual National Air and Space Museum event that celebrates the Red Planet with a variety of educational and fun family activities.

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Wed, June 1 2016

Preservation

The history, provenance, and state of preservation of the Museum's Martin B-26B-25-MA Marauder Flak-Bait make it an exceptionally rare and significant World War II artifact. With the exception of work performed on the forward fuselage section in the 1970s, it has received no treatment...

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Wed, June 1 2016

History: Martin B-26 Marauder

The Glenn L. Martin Company's Model 179 answered a January 1939 Army Air Corps specification for a high-speed bomber. The Army ordered the streamline twin-engine, all-metal monoplane, designated the B-26 Marauder, in September and the first production example flew in November 1940. The design...

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