The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia
The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space
Who was the first person to dine in space? How long was the Wright brothers's first successful flight? What famous aircraft was named after a grape-flavored soft drink? What toy based on an animated film accompanied astronauts on a shuttle mission in 2000? These questions and many more are answered in The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia. In addition to the canon of space and aviation information, the pages are illustrated with more than 125 objects from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's collections.
- ASIN: 1588344614
Best of the National Air and Space Museum
Best of the National Air and Space
Experience the thrill of flying some of the world's most important airplanes and spacecraft. Best of the National Air and Space Museum provides unprecedented access to the most popular museum in the world. The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum hosts an average of seven million visits every year. The Udvar-Hazy Center—three football fields long and ten stories high—receives more than one million visits annually. Best of the National Air and Space Museum features the best of both museums, from the Challenger space shuttle and the Wright flyer to the Spirit of St. Louis and the stealth bomber. Robert Van der Linden, curator of aeronautics, has selected the most important, popular, and just plain impressive aircraft and spacecraft from the collections of both museums to be showcased in this beautiful book. Each page spread includes intriguing facts of the item's design, use, mission, specifications, and dimensions. A must-have for space and aviation buffs.
- Brand: Smithsonian Inst Pr
- ASIN: 1588345815
Smithsonian Channel: Air & Space Collection
Smithsonian Channel: Air & Space
Come fly with us as we chronicle humanity s love affair with flight, as only Smithsonian Channel can! This collection brings The Smithsonian Institution s National Air and Space Museum, the world s most visited museum, right into your home, with four programs that capture the history of aviation innovation and accomplishments. Enter America s Hangar to visit history s legendary pilots and daring astronauts, and the machines that carried them over our first century of flight. Relive our nation s first decade of space exploration with History in HD: America in Space. Concorde: Flying Supersonic reveals the turbulent 30-year history of the world's first and last supersonic passenger jet. Space Shuttle: Final Countdown tells its own 30-year story, one that would ultimately change the landscape of our world and transform the way we perceive the universe. From life-altering triumphs to life-taking tragedies, this anthology tells one collective story about the human race and its ongoing conquest of air and space.
- ASIN: B007AFS1BI
- UPC: 815300010617
Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Air and
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.
- Brand: Brand: Smithsonian Books
- ASIN: 1588342670
Book of Flight: The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Book of Flight: The Smithsonian National Air and
The dream of flight is as old as human history. Based on the outstanding collection of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC, Book of Flight traces the remarkable story of the pioneers, inventors, scientists and pilots who turned this dream into reality. An exciting journey through time, the book includes such remarkable achievements as: The development of ballooning The earliest human gliders The Wright Brothers' first sustained flights Charles Lindbergh's solo trip across the Atlantic Amelia Earhart's courageous flights The tragic explosion of the airship Hindenburg The dogfights of the first and second world wars Chuck Yeager's historic blast through the sound barrier The Apollo astronauts' first steps on the moon The development of the Space Shuttle and the Hubble Space Telescope The building of the International Space Station. New and updated for this edition: Mission to Mars Latest information on the Space Shuttle program, the Hubble Space Telescope and the International Space Station. Packed with fascinating illustrations and photographs, Book of Flight is ideal for enthusiasts of all ages.
- Brand: Firefly Books
- ASIN: 1554072751
Air & Space
Air & Space Magazine covers the magic of flight and the mystery of space. It's published by The Smithsonian Institution, whose National Air and Space Museum is the single most popular museum in the world, so we can take you behind the scenes to explore the history, culture, and technology of flight in a way that no one else can. From Burt Rutan's futuristic designs and what's next for Mars to why the U-2 spy plane still flies, come and meet the people and celebrate the stories with us. This is a magazine for all who are curious about the great aerospace achievements of the past century and flight's exciting future. In more than 25 years of publishing, the magazine has built a reputation for excellence in part by reflecting the grand scope of the Museum, encompassing every era of aviation and space exploration. Your order includes an Air and Space Associate membership in the Smithsonian Institution. Member benefits include this magazine and more.
- Brand: Smithsonian
- ASIN: B00ATQ6FPY
Air & Space Magazine
Air & Space
Air & Space Magazine covers the magic of flight and the mystery of space. It’s published by The Smithsonian Institution, whose National Air and Space Museum is the single most popular museum in the world, so we can take you behind the scenes to explore the history, culture, and technology of flight in a way that no one else can. From Burt Rutan’s futuristic designs (37 planes and one spaceship) and what’s next for Mars to why the U-2 spy plane still flies, come and meet the people and celebrate the stories with us. This is a magazine for all who are curious about the great aerospace achievements of the past century and flight’s exciting future. It was created to delight readers with a wealth of detail about their favorite hobby. In more than 25 years of publishing, the magazine has built a reputation for excellence in part by reflecting the grand scope of the Museum, encompassing every era of aviation and space exploration. Your order includes an Air and Space Associate membership in the Smithsonian Institution. Member benefits include Air & Space Magazine, shopping discounts with Smithsonian, and more. Kindle Magazines are fully downloaded onto your Kindle so you can read them even when you're not wirelessly connected.
- ASIN: B008NAFT00
The National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian Field Trips)
The National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian Field
What do moon rocks, a space shuttle, a white vest, and the Wright brothers' Flyer all have in common? They are some of the amazing artifacts on display at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. Take a tour through the museum's collections. Engaging text, graphs, maps, and colorful images help readers discover the stories behind some of these high-flying pieces of history.
- ASIN: 1515779874
Smithsonian - Air Warriors: Season 1
Hot Air Balloon - Smithsonian Adventures
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum: An Autobiography
Smithsonian Air & Space Museum Patch Washington DC Souvenir Iron-On Applique
Smithsonian: Air Warriors Season 2 DVD
Smithsonian: Air Warriors Season 2
From winged fighters to attack helicopters, heavy haulers to drones, and aircraft that go under the radar these are America's undisputed kings of the sky. Witness their turbulent journeys, brought to life through rarely seen combat footage and the stories of the dedicated pilots.
- Brand: PBS Home Video
- ASIN: B01N78S405
- UPC: 841887031523
Aircraft: The Definitive Visual History
Aircraft: The Definitive Visual
From the first prototypes of flying machines to today's supersonic jets, the history and roles of aircraft are explored in this beautifully illustrated guide. Aviation enthusiasts of all stripes and ages will welcome learning more about key brands and big players from yesterday and today — whether it's the marvels of hot air balloons or the fantastic engines of Boeing, Lockheed, and more. Planes are divided equally between military and commercial aircraft, and iconic aircraft of each era, such as the Supermarine Spitfire and Concorde, are showcased in beautifully photographed spreads with "virtual tours" that reveal the anatomy of these legendary planes. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
- Brand: DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
- ASIN: 1465402128
AIR & SPACE SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE WINTER 2017, 25 FAMOUS FLIGHTS.
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A Walk Through the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museums
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Space Shuttle Discovery Delivered to the Smithsonian
The Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a modified 747 jet, flew over the National Mall in Wash...
Fire in the Air
When fire consumes the cabin of flight 2120, it becomes impossible for the passengers to breathe ...
Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia
Air & Space Museum At The Smithsonian
December 10, 2010: Jon visits several parts of Smithsonian in this, the fourth of five Washington...