National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Crowdfunding Campaign Passes Goal, Raises $720K

The National Air and Space Museum has completed its crowdfunding campaign to conserve the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the moon and surpassed its goal by nearly $220,000.

08/20/2015

Portrait taken in July 1969 of US astronaut Neil Armstrong. He is the first person to set foot on the Moon. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Crowdfunding Project Aims to Save Neil Armstrong’s Spacesuit

The National Air and Space Museum is launching a crowdfunding campaign to conserve the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the moon.

07/20/2015

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Smithsonian Offers Close Look at Spirit of St. Louis Plane

Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis aircraft, one of the most treasured artifacts at the National Air and Space Museum, has been lowered to the floor for its first conservation treatment in 22 years.

01/15/2015

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has acquired a collection of more than 1,000 works of art, prints, objects and other materials documenting early human flight, beginning with balloons. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Acquires Collection On Early Flight

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has acquired a collection of more than 1,000 works of art, prints, objects and other materials documenting early human flight, beginning with balloons.

12/30/2014

National Air and Space Museum (Photo by Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

National Air and Space Museum Plans Big Renovation

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is planning a major building renovation but plans to keep sections of the museum open during construction.

10/11/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington, D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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Best Science Exhibits in Washington, D.C.

Whether you are an adult who still loves to explore the ever-evolving world of science, or you want your children to experience more than their smart phones, there are plenty of exhibits to choose from. Here are a few of the best science exhibits in D.C.

08/11/2014

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Silver Line Will Finally Link Smithsonian’s Two Space Museums

When Metro’s new Silver Line opens later this month, it will provide the first public transportation link between the National Air and Space Museum’s locations in D.C. and northern Virginia.

07/08/2014

National Air and Space Museum (Photo by Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

D.C. Is Home To Four Of The World’s 20 Most Visited Museums

The treasures stored inside D.C.’s impressive collection of museums — dinosaur bones, spaceships, iconic movie and television props and artistic masterpieces — apparently have a lot of international appeal.

06/11/2014

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Best Museums for Dates in Washington, D.C.

From science museums to spy museums, you can spend months trying to visit them all. But not all are good date locations. These museums make for creative and fun dates.

05/26/2014

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