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Presented Online Exploring Space Lectures
July 7, 2020 | 8:00pm

More Things in the Heavens: Infrared Exploration with the Spitzer Space Telescope

Michael Werner, the Spitzer Project Scientist for over 30 years, discusses Spitzer’s technical innovations and the scientific advances they enabled.

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North America Nebula in Different Lights
Presented Online Event
July 9, 2020 | 1:00pm

Live Chat: Space Junk

Join us for an Air and Space Live Chat about space junk — the thousands of human-made objects cluttering up Earth orbit. We'll be joined by Moriba Jah, an aerospace engineer with a specialty in space object detection, tracking, identification, and characterization. Bring your questions about...

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Objects in Orbit Around Earth
Presented Online What's New in Aerospace?
July 16, 2020 | 1:00pm

Live Chat: Launch of a New Mars Rover

NASA's latest Mars rover, Perseverance, is scheduled to launch this summer. Join us for an Air and Space Live Chat about Mars exploration and this exciting new mission. Bring your questions for NASA engineer Kobie Boykins and Museum curator Matthew Shindell. Watch on this page...

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Mars 2020 Rover Rendering
Presented Online Event
July 23, 2020 | 1:00pm

Live Chat: Chandra X-Ray

On July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory was placed in orbit by Space Shuttle Columbia STS-93. Chandra is a telescope designed to detect X-ray emission from very hot regions of the universe like exploded stars, clusters of galaxies, and matter around black holes. Join us...

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Milky Way: A Crowded Neighborhood
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Family Day
September 26, 2020 | 10:00am - 5:30pm

Arsenal of Democracy Fly-In

Note: The Arsenal of Democracy Fly-In has been postponed to September 26, 2020. Step back in time with World War II aircraft and reenactors As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, get up close and personal with World War II aircraft on display outside the Udvar-Hazy...

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Douglas C-47 Skytrain "Miss Virginia"
Official Hubble 25th Anniversary Image: Celestial Fireworks

IMAX in Washington DC

Albert Einstein Planetarium

Planetarium in Washington, DC

Deep Space Climate Observatory

IMAX in Chantilly, VA

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As a venue for corporate and association events, the National Air and Space Museum offers a private, exclusive experience among the icons of flight at the Museum in Washington, DC or the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Give your guests a special evening in the world's most visited museum.

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