Topic

Behind the Scenes

Showing 31 - 40 of 297
Wed, May 9 2018

Engineering Challenges in the AAR Design Hangar

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. 

Read More about Engineering Challenges in the AAR Design Hangar
favorite
Fri, May 4 2018

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. 

Read More about

The Star Wars Galaxy in Real Space

favorite
Mon, April 30 2018

Meet Our New Director Ellen Stofan

Get to know Ellen Stofan, the National Air and Space Museum’s next John and Adrienne Mars Director.

Read More about Meet Our New Director Ellen Stofan
favorite
Fri, April 27 2018

The Volunteer Stars of the Public Observatory

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.

Read More about The Volunteer Stars of the Public Observatory
favorite
Fri, April 6 2018

Welcoming Our New Director, Dr. Ellen Stofan

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.

Read More about Welcoming Our New Director, Dr. Ellen Stofan
favorite
Sun, April 1 2018

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.

Read More about

Smithsonian Eyes Reboot for Classic Skate the Universe

favorite
Mon, March 26 2018

Behind the Scenes at Our Open House

See what goes on behind-the-scenes at the National Air and Space Museum’s annual Open House at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.

Read More about Behind the Scenes at Our Open House
favorite
Thu, March 22 2018

Conserving Artifacts from Command Module Columbia

How the Museum's conservation team treated an Apollo 11 artifact, a medical accessory kit stowed aboard the Command Module Columbia during the historic lunar mission.

Read More about

Conserving Artifacts from Command Module Columbia

favorite
Thu, March 1 2018

Up-Close With the Langley Artifact Collection

An intern shares her experience working with the Museum's small artifact collection with the move team at the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility.

Read More about Up-Close With the Langley Artifact Collection
favorite
Thu, February 22 2018

Your Tour Through The National Air and Space Museum

Explore the National Air and Space Museum from the comfort of your own home with these stunning panorama images of our Museum in Washington, DC. 

Read More about Your Tour Through The National Air and Space Museum
favorite

Pages