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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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Flak-Bait Nose Art
Wed, June 1 2016

History: Flak-Bait

The Museum's Martin B-26B-25-MA Marauder Flak-Bait survived over 200 operational missions over Europe, more than any other American aircraft during World War II. After its completion at the Glenn L...

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Flak-Bait Fuselage Art
Wed, June 1 2016

Flak-Bait

The National Air and Space Museum is embarking on the preservation of one of its signature artifacts, the Martin B-26B-25-MA Marauder Flak-Bait. This medium bomber and its crews flew more missions than any other American aircraft during World War II. Today, the artifact still bears the...

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Flak-Bait Nose Art
Presented Online | Museum in Washington, DC Exploring Space Lectures
April 28, 2016 | 8:00pm

Searching for Life in Our Solar System

Where might we find life in the solar system?  Intriguing possibilities include the watery plumes of Enceladus, the subsurface of Mars that might hold the remains of past life, and the methane seas of Titan that might have life different from any we know. In this lecture, Chris McKay, planetary ...

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Titan Lake
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Other
May 25, 2016 | 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Meet the Snowbirds

The Canadian Armed Forces’ Snowbirds are coming to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center! Officially known as the Canadian Forces 431 Air Demonstration Squadron, they are Canada’s elite military aerobatic flight demonstration team. 

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Snowbirds
Fri, May 20 2016

Best of the Museum

A selection of the best objects and exhibits from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

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Sun, December 15 2013

10 Cool Things About the Udvar-Hazy Center

Aeronautics curator Jeremy Kinney talks about 10 cool things you might not know about the Udvar-Hazy Center and definitely won't want to miss.

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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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