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Visit us in Washington, DC and Chantilly, VA to explore hundreds of the world’s most significant objects in aviation and space history.
Learn how aviation and spaceflight transformed the world.
The lunar module represents one of humanity’s greatest achievements: landing people on another heavenly body.
Don’t miss our fast-paced webcasts designed to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in 30 minutes.
Apollo 11 was a global event. What did that historic mission mean to you? Share your story and read what others have to say.
Our scientists are involved in current research focused on the Martian climate and geology. Find out what we’re discovering.
Recognize your favorite air or space enthusiast. Add his or her name to the Museum’s Wall of Honor.
Our Favorite Photos From 2001
Explore some incredible visitor images from our 2001: The Bromicide Fest exhibition.
We remember Alan L. Bean, the fourth man to walk on the Moon and the only artist to have visited the Moon.
Racing Champion Nemesis NXT Comes to Air and Space
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, has a new addition: Nemesis NXT, a record-breaking Sport-class air racer.
The National Air and Space Museum's She Can STEM Summer Camp will offer middle school girls from low-income households a glimpse at the exciting opportunities that aerospace has to offer.
Do you have what it takes to fly the friendly skies? Becoming a commercial pilot takes time, training, and dedication.
We explore the real-world engineering process in the Design Hangar at the Museum in Washington, DC. Now, you can try out our design challenges at home with just a few kitchen supplies.
The Star Wars Galaxy in Real Space
How fans celebrate the Star Wars galaxy, whether it's at the National Air and Space Museum or aboard the International Space Station.
Get to know Ellen Stofan, the National Air and Space Museum’s next John and Adrienne Mars Director.
As part of our celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Month, we asked some of our volunteers to share their experience working with visitors at the Museum.
As the National Air and Space Museum’s interim director, I am pleased to introduce to all of you Dr. Ellen Stofan, the Museum’s new director.
Smithsonian Eyes Reboot for Classic Skate the Universe
As the Museum prepares for its upcoming transformation, the Smithsonian is eyeing a remake of its iconic film Scott Hamilton Skates the Universe.