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Urhobo: Where Gods and Mortals Meet Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art

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Urhobo: Where Gods and Mortals Meet Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art

Command Module, Apollo 11

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Description of the Apollo 11 command module which is on display at the National Air and Space Museum.

National Air and Space Museum Calendar of Events

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Calendar providing updated information on public programs, concerts, lectures, and more.

Aerobatic Champions

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Online exhibition giving detailed information on two famous aerobatic aircraft, the Pitts Special 'Little Stinker' and the Loudenslager Laser 200.

America by Air

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This online exhibition looks at the many ways in which the flying experience has changed through the years, from the government's role in the airline industry to the roles of women. Includes interactive games.

Apollo to the Moon

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Online exhibition detailing the U.S.-Soviet space race, including the formation of NASA, the lunar missions, the moon landing, and more.

Business Wings

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Online exhibition on the history of business aviation and the types of aircraft that have been used to accommodate business travel.

Earth Today

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Real time views of Earth from space showing its atmosphere, oceans, landmasses, and population.

Explore the Universe

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Online exhibition exploring how astronomical tools from Galileos telescope in the early 1600s to the latest high techobservatories on Earth and in space have revolutionized our understanding of the universe.

Exploring the Planets

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Online exhibition highlighting the history and achievements of planetary explorations, both Earth-based and by spacecraft. Includes links to further information on the subject.

Fifty Years of Human Spaceflight

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Online exhibition commemorating launches into space by both the U.S. and the Soviet Union in 1961. The exhibition is primarily photographs with extended captions featuring the astronauts and cosmonauts, political leaders, equipment and technology, news stories, and popular culture.

Looking at Earth

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Online exhibition demonstrating how views of our planet from above have helped us better understand it. Provides examples of satellite imagery and aerial photography used for urban planning and more.

Out of This World

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Online exhibition of works from the museum's collection of space-related paintings and artful photographs. It is divided into four parts: the beginning of spaceflight in 1957, the moon landing in 1969, the first images of the 'whole Earth' from space in 1972, and the photographing of our home galaxy in 1992.

Space Race: An Exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum

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Online exhibition describing the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union and its importance in the Cold War.

Space Race

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Online exhibit of the history of the space race between the United States and the former Soviet Union.

Star Wars: The Magic of Myth

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Online exhibition and virtual gallery tour of Star Wars history and artifacts. Includes further information regarding the power of science fiction to encourage children to pursue careers in the sciences.

The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age

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Online exhibition celebrating the Wright brothers' invention of the Wright Flyer, the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot aboard.

Embracing the Impossible

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Teaching poster and lesson plan guiding students to analyze primary documents that relate to popular responses to the airplane in the early 1900s.

Embracing the Impossible: Popular Response to the Aerial Age Teaching Poster

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Students review primary source materials to understand how people felt about the new technology of flying in the early 1900s. They then choose an invention today and document its popular responses.

World War II: National Air and Space Museum Gallery Guide

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Short outline of the Museum's most memorable displays and artifacts related to World War II and military aviation.

Geography from Space

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Web site containing geography quizzes using satellite imagery.

Geography from Space

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Online quizzes that allow students to test their geographical knowledge.

African American Pioneers in Aviation

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Research and teaching website that challenges students to analyze primary documents related to the struggles of African Americans to gain equal opportunity in the field of aviation.

From Airmail to Airlines

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Teacher's guide featuring classroom activities that explore changes in air transportation from 1920 to the present. Designed to complement transportation units, but can be used alone or with a museum visit.
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