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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Smithsonian TechQuest
November 11, 2017 | 10:30am - 4:00pm

Race to the Moon

It is 1969 and national pride and prestige are on the line. The United States is in a tight race with the Soviet Union to see who can be the first to land humans on the Moon and return them safely to Earth. NASA needs engineers and scientists with real problem-solving skills. Your...

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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Smithsonian TechQuest
November 18, 2017 | 10:30am - 4:00pm

Race to the Moon

It is 1969 and national pride and prestige are on the line. The United States is in a tight race with the Soviet Union to see who can be the first to land humans on the Moon and return them safely to Earth. NASA needs engineers and scientists with real problem-solving skills. Your...

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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Smithsonian TechQuest
November 4, 2017 | 10:30am - 4:00pm

Race to the Moon

It is 1969 and national pride and prestige are on the line. The United States is in a tight race with the Soviet Union to see who can be the first to land humans on the Moon and return them safely to Earth. NASA needs engineers and scientists with real problem-solving skills. Your...

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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon
Fri, October 27 2017

Record-Breaking Rocket Sled Created Modern Safety Standards

On a clear December day in 1954, Colonel John Stapp strapped in for a ride on the Sonic Wind No. 1, a rocket sled, breaking speed records and researching safety standards in the process. The story of Stapp's rocket sled will be part of the upcoming Nation of Speed exhibition.

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Sonic Wind I Rocket Sled
Museum in Washington, DC Astronomy Chat
November 10, 2017 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Astronomy Chat with Dawn Myers

Chat with mission engineer Dawn Myers of the NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission.

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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Museum in Washington, DC Astronomy Chat
September 15, 2017 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Astronomy Chat with Emily Martin

Chat with planetary geologist Emily Martin. Ask questions about the  Cassini–Huygens mission to Saturn and what it is like to be a planetary geologist.

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The north pole of Enceladus captured by the Cassini spacecraft.
Museum in Washington, DC Astronomy Chat
September 14, 2017 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Astronomy Chat with Emily Martin

Chat with planetary geologist Emily Martin. Ask questions about the  Cassini–Huygens mission to Saturn and what it is like to be a planetary geologist.

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Astronomy Chat with Emily Martin

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The north pole of Enceladus captured by the Cassini spacecraft.
Museum in Washington, DC Astronomy Chat
August 31, 2017 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Astronomy Chat with Courtney Dressing

Chat with astronomer Courtney Dressing. Ask questions about her research on habitable exoplanets and how scientists find them.

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Astronomy Chat with Courtney Dressing

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Kepler-16b: Where the Sun Sets Twice
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Smithsonian TechQuest
October 28, 2017 | 10:30am - 4:00pm

Race to the Moon

It is 1969 and national pride and prestige are on the line. The United States is in a tight race with the Soviet Union to see who can be the first to land humans on the Moon and return them safely to Earth. NASA needs engineers and scientists with real problem-solving skills. Your...

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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Smithsonian TechQuest
October 14, 2017 | 10:30am - 4:00pm

Race to the Moon

It is 1969 and national pride and prestige are on the line. The United States is in a tight race with the Soviet Union to see who can be the first to land humans on the Moon and return them safely to Earth. NASA needs engineers and scientists with real problem-solving skills. Your...

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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon

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