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Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall: Artifact List

June 28, 2016

18th- and 19th-Century Ballooning Artifacts
Apollo Lunar Module
Bell X-1 Glamorous Glennis
Bell XP-59A Airacomet
Discoverer XIII
Explorer I (backup)
Gemini IV
Goddard 1926 Rocket
Jumbo Turbojet Engines
Mariner 2
Mercury “Friendship 7”
Moon Rock
Mural: “The Space Mural: A Cosmic View”
Mural: “Earth Flight Environment”
North American X-15
Pershing II
Pioneer 10 (replica)
Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis
Rutan Voyager
SpaceShipOne
Sputnik 1 (replica)
SS-20 Missiles
Star Trek Starship Enterprise
Telstar 1
Viking Lander
Wright EX Vin Fiz
Whittle Turbojet Engine
Wind Tunnel Fan

Full list of artifacts with images: http://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/milestones-of-flight/online/current-objects/

 

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The Spirit of St. Louis

The Spirit of St Louis on display
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Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall: Bell XP-59A Airacomet

aircraft on display

Eric Long / Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

Bell XP-59A Airacomet 

The Bell XP-59A Airacomet on display in the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall” at the Museum in Washington, DC.

Photo by Eric Long / Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall: North American X-15

Aircraft on display in Milestones Hall

Eric Long / Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

North American X-15 

North American X-15 on display in the “Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall” at the Museum in Washington, DC. The X-15 was the first winged aircraft to attain hypersonic velocities of Mach 4, 5 and 6 (four to six times the speed of sound) and to operate at altitudes well above 30,500 meters (100,000 feet).

Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall: Sally Ride's Flight Jacket

Blue flight jacket

Dane Penland / Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

Sally Ride’s Flight Jacket 

This flight jacket belonged to Dr. Sally K. Ride, who became the first American woman in space when she flew on the STS-7 shuttle mission in 1983.

Photo by Dane Penland / Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall: Studio Model of Starship Enterprise

model of starship Enterprise

Photo by Dane Penland / Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

Studio Model of Starship Enterprise 

The studio model of the Starship Enterprise from the original Star Trek series underwent an extensive restoration, which was completed in May 2016, and is now on view in the “Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall” at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall: Wind Tunnel Fan

Large fan mounted to wall

Eric Long / Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

NACA Wind Tunnel Fan (NACAWindTunnelFan.jpg)



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