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Past Exhibition

At The Controls: The National Air and Space Museum Looks at Cockpits

At the Controls gave visitors an opportunity to view the cockpits of a number of the aircraft and spacecraft in the National Air and Space Museum collections. Many of these historically significant craft are one of a kind, others are well known, even by non-aviation buffs, for significant events in mankind's travel through air and space history.

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Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" Cockpit in Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
Past Exhibition

R.G. Smith: The 'Old Master' of the Sky

This temporary aviation art exhibition featured 25 elegant paintings and drawings by renowned artist Robert Grant "R.G" Smith. The exhibition was on display March 24 - September 5, 2000.

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Painting of Curtiss Helldivers by R.G. Smith
Past Exhibition

Women and Flight

Black-and-white photographs of comtemporary women pilots.

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Museum in Washington, DC On View Exhibition

The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age

The 1903 Wright Flyer, the world's first successful airplane, serves as the centerpiece of this exhibition, which tells the story of how Wilbur and Orville Wright invented the airplane.

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The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age

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Wright Brothers Exhibition - Gallery Section 1

The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age

Companion book to the NASM exhibition, The Wright Brothers & the Invention of the Aerial Age.

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Book Cover: Wright Brothers and the Invention
Museum in Washington, DC On View Exhibition

Looking at Earth

Looking at Earth explores the technology of aerial and space observation and its many uses.

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Lockheed U-2
Museum in Washington, DC On View Exhibition

Apollo to the Moon

Apollo to the Moon tells the historic story of human exploration of the Moon by the United States.

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Apollo 11 Photograph - Buzz Aldrin
Museum in Washington, DC On View Exhibition

Explore the Universe

Explore the Universe examines how our ideas about the Universe evolved as we developed new astronomical instruments.

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Explore the Universe Exhibition
Past Exhibition

Where Next, Columbus?

Five hundred years ago, Christopher Columbus sailed west across the Atlantic, using the stars to guide him. Today, modern explorers are charting a course that may eventually take humanity out among the stars themselves. How and why have we come from seafaring to spacefaring? What challenges and choices do we face now? The Where Next, Columbus? exhibition asked visitors to consider the motives and methods of exploration, as well as the options and possibilities for future space exploration.

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Mars Pathfinder’s View of Twin Peaks

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