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National Air and Space Museum Celebrates Mars Day! July 16 at National Mall Building and Udvar-Hazy Center

The many wonders of the Red Planet will be explored July 16 when the National Air and Space Museum celebrates Mars Day! with a host of activities at the museum's flagship building on the National Mall in Washington and the new Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va.The annual Mars...

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August 18, 2004 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Spacesuit Evolution from John Glenn to Apollo 15

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August 4, 2004 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Spirit and Opportunity:

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August 11, 2004 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

The X-15 and Hypersonic Flight

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum marks exactly 100 years of powered flight

WHAT: Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum marks exactly 100 years of powered flight with special talks and performances in the gallery for the exhibition "The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age"WHEN: Wednesday,...

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Milstar (Military Strategic and Tactical Relay) Team and Neil A. Armstrong are Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Trophy Winners

The National Air and Space Museum Trophy, the museum's highest honor, has been awarded this year to the team responsible for the military communications satellite system Milstar, and to Neil A. Armstrong. The Milstar team is honored in the category of Current Achievement and Armstrong in the...

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National Air and Space Museum Inaugurates John H. Glenn Lecture Series

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum inaugurated its new John H. Glenn Lecture series on June 10 with a standing-room-only appearance by the space legend and former senator at the museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va.Before an audience of  more than 1,500...

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The National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Welcomes Its One Millionth Visitor

The National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center--opened Dec. 15 and fast becoming the most popular museum site in Virginia--welcomed its one millionth visitor Wednesday morning.Julie Malinowski of Ashburn, Va., accompanied by her three-year-old daughter Claire, and her...

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July 21, 2004 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

LRO: NASA's Return to the Moon

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July 14, 2004 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Preserving the Saturn V Moon Rocket

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