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Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
     

Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

by Smithsonian Institution
 

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This fully illustrated guide to the world's most-visited aviation and space museum is both an indispensable companion for visitors and a detailed history in itself of humanity's quest for flight. The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum maintains the world's largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft plus an amazing assortment of

Overview

This fully illustrated guide to the world's most-visited aviation and space museum is both an indispensable companion for visitors and a detailed history in itself of humanity's quest for flight. The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum maintains the world's largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft plus an amazing assortment of other historic objects. Many fascinating items from the twenty-three galleries and two off-site facilities—including the Wright Flyer, Chuck Yeager’s Bell X-1, and the spacesuits worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin—are presented here in 200 full-color photographs, accompanied by their equally intriguing stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588342676
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
02/02/2010
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
325,494
Product dimensions:
9.46(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION is the largest museum complex in the world, and its National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular sites in Washington, D.C., where its galleries showcase the spectrum of flying machines from the 1903 Wright Flyer to SpaceShipOne.

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