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National Air and Space Museum Premieres New Planetarium Technology With "Infinity Express"

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum unveils new state-of-the art digital technology in its Albert Einstein Planetarium on Saturday, April 13, during a day of free activities for visitors. A new feature, "Infinity Express: A 20-Minute...

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National Air and Space Museum Celebrates Space Day

On May 4 the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum celebrates Space Day, the fourth annual daylong salute to the achievements, benefits and opportunities in the exploration and use of space. Interactive, hands-on exhibits, spacesuits and demonstrations will illustrate this...

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Motorola Donates Satellite to Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum

Motorola Satellite Communications Group today donated one of the low-Earth-orbit (LEO) satellites it designed and manufactured for the Iridium® system to the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. This is the first commercial satellite accepted into the...

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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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