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  • Voyager Spacecraft 40th Anniversary
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    Voyager Spacecraft 40th Anniversary

    Scientists from the early Voyager missions recounted the program’s genesis. They also talked about discoveries made and offered an update on the spacecrafts' current interstellar journey.…

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  • Father and Daughter Pilots Reflect on September 11 2001
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    Father and Daughter Pilots Reflect on September 11, 2001

    Heather Penney was one of the first DC Air National Guard F-16 pilots scrambled from Andrews Air Force Base after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Her father, John Penney, was a…

    419 views
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    Apollo 8

    Jeffrey Kluger talked about his book, Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon, about NASA’s first successful manned mission to orbit the moon. Mr. Kluger is the…

    492 views
  • Remembering John Glenn
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    Remembering John Glenn

    Former Senator David Pryor (D-AR) and geologist and astronaut Kathryn Sullivan, veteran of three shuttle missions and the first woman to walk in space, talked about the legacy of late astronaut…

    79 views
  • National Air and Space Museum Marks 40th Anniversary
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    National Air and Space Museum 40th Anniversary Event

    The National Air and Space Museum marked its 40th anniversary. The event included remarks by Museum director General J.R. “Jack” Dailey and others.

    733 views
  • Open Phones with Valerie Neal
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    Open Phones with Valerie Neal

    Valerie Neal, chair of the National Air and Space Museum’s Space History Department, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

    139 views
  • Space Exploration From the Moon to Mars
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    Space Exploration From the Moon to Mars

    Valerie Neal gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. She showed artifacts that tell the story of space exploration from…

    572 views
  • Open Phones with Jeremy Kinney
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    Open Phones with Jeremy Kinney

    Jeremy Kinney, curator at the National Air and Space Museum, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

    124 views
  • First HalfCentury of Aviation
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    First Half-Century of Aviation

    Jeremy Kinney gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and showed some of the museum’s one-of-a-kind artifacts that tell the story of the first…

    652 views
  • Open Phones with General JR Jack Dailey
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    Open Phones with General J.R. "Jack" Dailey

    General J.R. “Jack” Dailey, director of the National Air and Space Museum, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

    140 views
  • Americans In Space
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    Americans In Space

    Michael Collins and Jeff Bezos talked about the American presence in space, from the earliest days of space travel to Mr. Bezos' company, Blue Origin, a privately funded venture designed to…

    276 views
  • Aviation in the 20th Century
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    Aviation in the 20th Century

    Tom Crouch gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, and spoke about the airplanes that have carried Americans aloft…

    503 views
  • The Space Age
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    The Space Age

    Valerie Neal gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, where she visited the the Space Shuttle Discovery and looked…

    423 views
  • 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Flight
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    40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Flight

    NASA commemorated the forty-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to send the first human being to the moon with the 3 astronauts of the Apollo 11. Crew members Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and…

    795 views
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    Rocketeers

    Michael Belfiore talked about his book, Rocketeers: How a Visionary Band of Business Leaders, Engineers, and Pilots Is Boldly Privatizing Space, published by Collins. Topics included the…

    39 views
  • Unveiling of Restored Enola Gay
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    Unveiling of Restored Enola Gay

    The Enola Gay is the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan, which, along with the bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, ended World War II. The Smithsonian National Air…

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  • emRocketmanem
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    Rocketman

    Nancy Conrad and Howard Klausner signed their new book Rocketman: Astronaut Pete Conrad’s Incredible Ride to the Moon and Beyond, published by NAL. It is a biography of Nancy’s late…

    81 views
  • Aviation Reporting
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    Aviation Reporting

    Robert Hager, an NBC News correspondent for 35 years, looked back on his career in journalism and shared his favorite aviation and space stories in a lecture in the IMAX Theater at the…

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