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Museum in Washington, DC Astronomical Observing
May 31, 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
May 31, 2017 | 12:30pm

Roving on Mars Update

In this week's Ask an Expert Live, join scientist John Grant as he provides an update on the Mars rovers and some of the amazing discoveries they are making. Grant has been a member of the Science Team for the Mars Exploration Rovers since 2002 and is one of the Team's Science Operations Working...

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Curiosity Self Portrait
Presented Online | Museum in Washington, DC What's New in Aerospace?
May 31, 2017 | 1:00pm

How to Hold a Star in Your Hand

This talk will shine a light on the process of how we collect astronomical data, use software--sometimes from brain imaging specialists!--to visualize the third dimension in space, and eventually print out copies so we can hold a star in our hand.

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3D Reconstruction of a Star
Museum in Washington, DC “Flights of Fancy” Story Time
June 1, 2017 | 11:00am

Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest by Steve Jenkins

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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Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest by Steve Jenkins

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Book Cover: Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest
Museum in Washington, DC Astronomical Observing
June 1, 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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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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