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First Airplane is Aloft at National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center, the New Companion Facility at Dulles Airport

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum began the delicate work of hanging historic aircraft today at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, its new companion facility...

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National Air and Space Museum Introduces the Jaylee and Gilbert Mead Exploring Space Lecture Series

Continuing its yearlong 25th anniversary celebration, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum will host the Jaylee and Gilbert Mead Exploring Space Lecture Series, beginning March 13 and continuing once each month through June. ...

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What: Press Screening of IMAX® film "Michael Jordan to the Max"When: Wednesday, May 3, 2000 Screening begins promptly at 9 a.m....

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National Air and Space Museum Premieres New Planetarium Show and Exhibit Oct. 17

"And a Star to Steer Her By," a new 30-minute planetarium feature, and "GPS: A New Constellation," an exhibit about the Global Positioning System (GPS), premiere together on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum (Sixth Street and Independence Avenue...

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National Air and Space Museum Moves First Artifact Into Udvar-Hazy Center, the New Companion Facility at Dulles Airport

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum today (March 17) rolled the first artifact into the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, its new companion facility at Washington Dulles International Airport in Northern Virginia. The center opens to the public Dec. 15....

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John Glenn to Speak at National Air and Space Museum on 40th Anniversary of First American Orbital Flight

Exactly 40 years after becoming the first American to orbit the Earth, John Glenn will deliver the 2002 Wernher von Braun Memorial Lecture at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum on Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. in the Langley IMAX® Theater....

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What: National Air and Space Museum Celebrates Space DayWhen: Thursday, May 4. Program begins at 10 a.m. Where: ...

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National Air and Space Museum Exhibition Examines the Development of Latino Aviation

"¡Arriba! The History of Flight in Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean" opens Aug. 31 at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum (Sixth Street and Independence Ave., SW). The exhibition, on display in the museum's "Hall of Air Transportation," runs through Nov. 30....

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New Art Exhibition Takes Flight at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

Includes Works by Goya, Rockwell, Wyeth, and Calder More than the world's most famous flying machines now hang at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. Featuring highlights from its large but rarely seen flight-related art collection, the museum...

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Museum in Washington, DC Curator's Choice
November 3, 2004 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Wandering the Surface of Mars

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