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Museum in Washington, DC Astronomical Observing
March 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
Presented Online Ask an Expert
March 29, 2017 | 12:30pm

Yuri Gagarin

In this week's Ask an Expert Live, space history curator Cathleen Lewis will talk about Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space.

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Yuri Gagarin
Museum in Washington, DC Story Time
March 30, 2017 | 11:00am

The Story of Kites by Ying Chang Compestine

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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The Story of Kites by Ying Chang Compestine

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Book Cover: The Story of Kites by Ying Chang Compestine
Museum in Washington, DC Book Signing
March 30, 2017 | 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Watson's Whizzers

Autographed books make great mementos of your visit and terrific gifts for friends.

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Watson's Whizzers

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Museum in Washington, DC Astronomical Observing
March 30, 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

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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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