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December 21, 2011 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

The Military Origins of the NASA’s Launch Vehicles

Talks typically last 10-15 minutes and begin at the Museum "Great Seal", in the Milestones of Flight gallery on the first floor.

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Space Race Gallery
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December 28, 2011 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Dreams of Spaceflight: The Rocket Pioneers

Talks typically last 10-15 minutes and begin at the Museum "Great Seal", in the Milestones of Flight gallery on the first floor.

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Rocket Pioneers Display in the "Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery"
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November 2, 2011 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

80 Years of Taylor and Piper Cubs

Talks typically last 10-15 minutes and begin at the Museum "Great Seal", in the Milestones of Flight gallery on the first floor.

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Piper J-2
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November 9, 2011 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

The First at Being Second: STS-2 and the reusable Space Shuttle

Talks typically last 10-15 minutes and begin at the Museum "Great Seal", in the Milestones of Flight gallery on the first floor.

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Mock Space Shuttle Suit
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November 16, 2011 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Rudolph Dirks and The Fledglings

Talks typically last 10-15 minutes and begin at the Museum "Great Seal", in the Milestones of Flight gallery on the first floor.

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Rudolph Dirks Painting
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November 23, 2011 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Race to the Stratosphere

Talks typically last 10-15 minutes and begin at the Museum "Great Seal", in the Milestones of Flight gallery on the first floor.

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Explorer II Gondola
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December 7, 2011 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

How to go to the bathroom in space

Talks typically last 10-15 minutes and begin at the Museum "Great Seal", in the Milestones of Flight gallery on the first floor.

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Mir Toilet
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December 14, 2011 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Getting Ripped: Translunar Exercise on Apollo 11

This talk reflects on the use of the Exer-Genie on Apollo 11, an unusual piece of astronaut equipment with origins well outside the space program.

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Apollo 11 Armstrong and Aldrin Spacesuits
Sun, October 23 2011

The Tomboy of the Air

Blogs across the Smithsonian will give an inside look at the Institution’s archival collections and practices during a month long blogathon in celebration of October’s American Archives Month. See additional posts from our other participating blogs, as well as related events and resources, on the Smithsonian’s Archives Month website .

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Blanche Stuart Scott
Fri, October 21 2011

Costume Ideas from the Great War

If you're still stumped over what your costume will be for next Saturday's big Air & Scare at the Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center (October 29 from 2 - 8 pm), the photograph shown above, from the July 1918 issue of Die Luftflotte, might provide some inspiration.

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An Aeronautical Ballet