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Museum in Washington, DC Astronomical Observing
June 29, 2018 | 11:00am - 3:00pm

View the Sun with our Safe Telescopes

Become an astronomer at our Observatory! 

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View the Sun with our 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
June 29, 2018 | 11:00am

Away in My Airplane by Margaret Wise Brown

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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Away in My Airplane by Margaret Wise Brown

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Book Cover: Away in My Airplane
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center “Flights of Fancy” Story Time
June 29, 2018 | 11:00 am and 11:30 am

Mousetronaut by Mark Kelly

Stop by for story time and an activity.

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Mousetronaut by Mark Kelly

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Mousetronaut
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Smithsonian TechQuest
June 30, 2018 | 10:30am - 4:00pm

Race to the Moon

It is 1969 and 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.

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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon
Presented Online | Museum in Washington, DC Event
June 30, 2018 | 11:00am - 12:45pm

Asteroid Day: Defending Planet Earth

To mark the 110 year anniversary of the largest impact-related event in modern history, we're bringing in asteroid experts to discuss the threats asteroids pose and how we are protecting ourselves from the danger they may cause. Bring your questions as we talk all things asteorids! 

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Asteroid (Artist Concept)

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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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