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Museum in Washington, DC Curator's Choice
July 28, 2004 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Corona

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Museum in Washington, DC Curator's Choice
May 5, 2004 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

The Satellite Telephone in War

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

The Minuteman II Missile and the Invention of the Silicon Chip

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Museum in Washington, DC Curator's Choice
May 19, 2004 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Observing Earth from Space

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Millions of Students See the Future Take Off at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

School children from across the United States will visit the newest addition to the Smithsonian Institution on April 20 without ever leaving their desks. By taking part in an "Electronic Field Trip (EFT)," participating schools will visit the National Air and Space Museum's new Steven F. Udvar-...

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Museum in Washington, DC Monthly Star Lecture
April 24, 2004 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm

A Rare and Wonderful Transit of Venus

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Museum in Washington, DC Charles A. Lindbergh Memorial Lecture
May 20, 2004 | 8:00pm - 9:30pm

A Conversation with Don Lopez

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Premiere Lecture at Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center To Be Delivered by Famed Air Force Flier Robin Olds

Retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Robin Olds delivers the first lecture at the National Air and Space Museum's new Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Friday, April 16, at 8 p.m. Olds will speak about his distinguished career as an Air Force officer, which began in...

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National Air and Space Museum Works to Save Saturn V Moon Rocket

It could have launched Apollo 18, but it never got off the ground. Still, the Saturn V rocket on display at NASA's Johnson Space Center has long outlived its sisters that took men to the moon between 1969 and 1972.Now the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has begun...

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Museum in Washington, DC Curator's Choice
April 7, 2004 | 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Precursors of Human Lunar Exploration:

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