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The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institutio...

wikipedia - 16 Sep 2016
The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C.. It holds the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world. It was established in 1946 as the National Air Museum and opened its main building on the National Mall near L'Enfant Plaza in 1976. In 2014, the museum saw approximately 6.7 million visitors, making it the fifth most visited museum in the world. The museum contains the Apollo 11 module,
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The journey to "Mars Day!"

WUSA9.com - 19 Jul 2018
Tom Watters with the National Air & Space Museum explains radar sounding and how it's used to explore the Red Planet, Mars Check out the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum's Mars Day!" celebration on July 20th, 2018.. Published: 1:11 PM EDT ...
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Look at the Sky Through a Piece of History

Air & Space Magazine - 19 Jul 2018
It's not every day that a telescope gets a birthday cake. But this telescope was special. It had recently traveled 400 miles to start a new life showing visitors the sky above the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and on March 1, 2017 ...
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A Feared Nazi Night Fighter Is Being Restored 70 Years Later

Air & Space Magazine - 18 Jul 2018
It was a remarkable find: No more than 294 of the night fighters were built for the Luftwaffe, and before this discovery, there was only one known survivor, which is in the collection of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The Museum's He ...
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Apollo and the moon-landing hoax

EarthSky - 20 Jul 2018
But not everyone believes he did that. In the video above, Roger Launius, now senior curator in the National Air and Space Museum's Space History Division, discusses the belief that the moon landings never actually happened. How many today many ...
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Hands on History

Air & Space Magazine - 18 Jul 2018
Reddersen and colleagues are currently working on a Lincoln-Standard H.S., a three-place version of the World War I trainer, the Standard J-1. The job: Reddersen has helped restore some of the most famous aircraft in the National Air and Space Museum ...
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Space conference changes students' views on life

Odessa American - 19 Jul 2018
The students watched the launch on a big screen at the National Air and Space Museum. The district was one of 31 communities in the United States, Canada and Brazil accepted into America's Spaceflight Program. For the students, Ector County ...
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Armstrong Air & Space Museum sets expansion groundbreaking

National Post - 19 Jul 2018
WAPAKONETA, Ohio — The Armstrong Air & Space Museum in western Ohio will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion to the facility named for astronaut Neil Armstrong. Astronaut Robert Springer and Armstrong's son, Mark Armstrong, will be ...
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World's Fastest Piston-Power Airplane

Air & Space Magazine - 18 Jul 2018
His modified Bearcat Conquest 1 brought the title back to the United States and earned the Bearcat a place in the National Air and Space Museum. Last September, Hinton was chasing the record set a generation later, in 1989, by another famous pilot ...
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So Sweet and cool

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - 17 Jul 2018
According to the National Air and Space Museum and actual NASA astronauts, the crumbly dessert was never a zero-gravity treat (mainly because it was so crumbly), and the creation of “astronaut ice cream” was simply a gift shop gimmick inspired by early ...
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Some Aviation History Is on the Verge of Being Lost in Ohio

New York Times - 16 Jul 2018
The Wright brothers' achievement was “a moment of evolution” said Tom Crouch, senior curator, aeronautics, at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington and the author of the biography “The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright.”.
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The “Live From DC” Edition

Slate Magazine - 19 Jul 2018
Then they chat with Ellen Stofan, the director of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and a former chief scientist at NASA, about women in STEM, running the most-visited museum in America, and her favorite planet. Finally, they answer some ...
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Wright brothers' links to Dayton on verge of being lost

The Columbus Dispatch - 19 Jul 2018
The Wright brothers' achievement was ″a moment of evolution,″ said Tom Crouch, senior curator, aeronautics, at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington and the author of the biography ″The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright.″.
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Asteroid Day 2018 Is Coming! Check Out Events Near You

Space.com - 27 Jun 2018
For example, the National Air and Space Museum near Washington, D.C., will host a panel of experts Saturday that includes planetary scientist and former NASA astronaut Tom Jones. And another former NASA spaceflyer, Nicole Stott, will participate in ...

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