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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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    Space Shuttle Discovery Transfer Ceremony

    After 39 missions, the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery was transferred to the Smithsonian and placed on permanent display. The National Air and Space Museum hosted a “Welcome Discovery”…

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    First Orbital Flight Anniversary

    John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962. On the 40th anniversary of his Mercury flight former Senator Glenn talked about his space flight and…

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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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    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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    Air and Space Museum Dedication Ceremony

    Vice President Cheney and others participated in a dedication ceremony for the Smithsonian Institution’s latest museum of aircraft and space artifacts near Dulles International Airport.

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    Centennial of Flight

    Participants spoke about the importance of aviation and recognized pioneers of aviation at a ceremony to launce a national celebration marking the centennial of flight. Mr. Daily chaired…

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    Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

    General Daily spoke about a new addition to the National Air and Space Museum, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, which is under construction and scheduled to open December 2003. It will…

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    V-22 Osprey Program

    Witnesses testified about the safety of the V-22 Osprey program. At issue were several recent crashes by the aircraft, future spending commitments, and reliability. Officials said that a…

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    Math and Science at Public Schools

    Commission members presented a final report on methods to improve mathematics and science teaching in all American schools. The report focused on improving teacher skills and knowledge,…

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    Air and Space Museum

    Mr. Dailey talked about the Air and Space Museum’s Dulles Center facility scheduled to open in December 2003, and his recent appointment as director.

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