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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Smithsonian TechQuest
July 29, 2017 | 10:30am - 4:00pm

Race to the Moon

It is 1969 and national pride and prestige are on the line. The United States is in a tight race with the Soviet Union to see who can be the first to land humans on the Moon and return them safely to Earth. NASA needs engineers and scientists with real problem-solving skills. Your...

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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon
Museum in Washington, DC “Flights of Fancy” Story Time
July 29, 2017 | 11:00am

Blackout by John Rocco

Museum staff read stories about famous aviators, hot-air balloon flights, trips to Mars, characters visible in the night sky, or creatures that have their own wings.

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Blackout by John Rocco

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Museum in Washington, DC Astronomical Observing
July 29, 2017 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Observe the Sun with safe telescopes

Become an astronomer and observe the skies with a telescope, even during the day!

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Observe the Sun with safe telescopes

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Observing the Sun with safe telescopes at the Public Observatory
Museum in Washington, DC “Flights of Fancy” Story Time
July 29, 2017 | 1:30pm

Blackout by John Rocco

Museum staff read stories about famous aviators, hot-air balloon flights, trips to Mars, characters visible in the night sky, or creatures that have their own wings.

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Blackout by John Rocco

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Museum in Washington, DC Astronomical Observing
July 29, 2017 | 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Stargazing at the Public Observatory

Use telescopes to observe the Moon, planets, stars, and other wonders of the Universe with your own eyes.

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Stargazing at the Public Observatory

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Telescopic observing draws young visitors

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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

Host an Event

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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