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National Air and Space Museum

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Works: 626 works in 1,255 publications in 4 languages and 42,338 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Conference papers and proceedings  Catalogs  Short films  Science films  Nonfiction films  Photographs from space  Pictorial works 
Roles: Producer, Other, Editor, Publisher, his, Collaborator, Publishing director
Classifications: TL506.U6, 629.1074753
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First flight around the world : the adventures of the American fliers who won the race by Tim Grove( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the 1924 race between six nations to be the first to circumnavigate the globe by airplane describes the efforts of the U.S. team as they struggled to overcome limited technology, dangerous weather, and unfamiliar cultures
Blue planet by Toni Myers( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

View Earth from space. Orbiting 200 miles above Earth's surface, see familiar landforms: the majestic Himalayas, giant Namib desert sand dunes, jewel-like Caribbean islands. From this unique vantage point see how natural forces - volcanoes, earthquakes and hurricanes - affect our planet, and how a powerful new force - mankind, has begun to alter the face of Earth
Milestones of aviation : Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum by John T Greenwood( Book )

18 editions published between 1889 and 2008 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 400 illustrations and text by aviation historians and aeronautical experts recall historic achievements in flight
Planets : a Smithsonian guide by Thomas R Watters( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated guide discussses early beliefs about the solar system and its origins, profiles the sun and each of the planets, and examines related topics such as comets, the Kuiper Belt, The Oort Cloud, and Planet X
Black wings : courageous stories of African Americans in aviation and space history by Von Hardesty( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of African Americans in aviation and space cites the efforts of black men and women to promote integration by entering the military, breaking transcontinental records, and joining the space program
Air and space : the National Air and Space Museum story of flight by Andrew Chaikin( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing on the peerless collections of the National Air and Space Museum ... this magnificent book brings us the story of the conquest of the skies. From the first hot-air balloon to the Wright brothers, the Apollo Moon landing, the Mars Pathfinder mission, and beyond. Air and Space captures the daring innovators, brilliant discoveries, and breathtaking excitement of aviation and spaceflight as no other book has." Includes over 400 photographs and illustrations.--Jacket
Fire and ice : a history of comets in art by Roberta J. M Olson( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes works of art that have been inspired by the appearance of comets. The title was published to accompany the exhibit, FIRE AND ICE, at the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution
The Wright Flyer : an engineering perspective( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretter om udviklingen af brødrene Wright's fly fra 1903, "The Flyer", og beskriver detaljeret aerodynamikken og teknikken bag flyet
The First 25 years in space : a symposium by Allan A Needell( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays discussing the motivations for going into space and emphasizing the economic significance of space activities, and also explores options for the future
Vertical flight : the age of the helicopter( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of the helicopter and vertical takeoff aircraft, describes key technological breakthroughs, and looks at the future of helicopters
The dream is alive by Graeme Ferguson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go into space alongside the astronauts on the space shuttle. Experience working in zero gravity, and eating and sleeping in orbit. Witness the first spacewalk by an American woman, and the capture and repair of a satellite
Judgment at the Smithsonian by Philip Nobile( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milestones of flight : from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne by Tim Grove( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is being published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary in July 2016. There will be a new Smithsonian exhibition, to be called "Milestones of Flight." This book is NOT a catalog of the exhibition; rather, it is a history of flight told through approximately twenty-five historical milestones"--
Cosmic voyage( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines live action with state-of-the-art computer-generated imagery to pinpoint where humans fit in our ever-expanding universe. Explore scientific theories, some of which have never before been visualized on film, from the birth of the cosmos and solar system to the nature of black holes and exploding supernovas
Space science comes of age : perspectives in the history of the space sciences by National Air and Space Museum( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fly now! : a colorful story of flight from hot air balloon to the 777 "Worldliner" : the poster collection of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum by Joanne M. Gernstein London( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of human flight and air travel through 180 years of poster art, in a celebration of the hot air balloons of the mid-nineteenth century to the sleek, high-tech airliners of the present day
In the cockpit : inside 50 history-making aircraft by Eric F Long( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Close-up access to the instrument panels, and consoles from the cockpits held at the National Air and Space Museum
Airplanes : the life story of a technology by Jeremy R Kinney( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the history of the airplane and the ways it has impacted all aspects of modern life
Destiny in space( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Board a satellite in space to look back upon the shuttle as it orbits the Earth. Be part of the crew, working alongside the astronauts as they deploy and repair the Hubble Space Telescope. Travel millions of miles beyond Earth to soar above the remarkable contours of Venus and Mars
Discovery, for children in grades K-3( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classroom and reproducible activities on the history of air and space flight, with 24 p. of study prints
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Planets : a Smithsonian guide
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Milestones of aviation : Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space MuseumPlanets : a Smithsonian guideBlack wings : courageous stories of African Americans in aviation and space historyAir and space : the National Air and Space Museum story of flightJudgment at the SmithsonianFly now! : a colorful story of flight from hot air balloon to the 777 "Worldliner" : the poster collection of the Smithsonian National Air and Space MuseumIn the cockpit : inside 50 history-making aircraftAirplanes : the life story of a technologyDestiny in space
Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Air Museum (U.S.)

Air and space Museum

Air and Space Museum (Amerikas Savienotās Valstis)

Air and Space Museum (É.-U.)

Air and Space Museum (Estados Unidos).

Air and Space Museum (Spojené státy americké)

Air and Space Museum (U.S.)

Air and space Museum Washington, D.C.

Air and Space Museum Washington, DC

Air Museum (Spojené státy americké)

Air Museum (U.S.)

Air Museum Washington, DC

Amerikas Savienotās Valstis. National Air and Space Museum

Estados Unidos. National Air and Space Museum

États-Unis. National Air and Space Museum

Musée de l'air et de l'espace

Musée de l'air et de l'espace Washington, D.C.

Museo Nacional del Aire y el Espacio de Estados Unidos

Museu do Ar e Espaço

Museum Dirgantara Nasional Amerika Serikat

Nacia Aviada kaj Kosma Muzeo

NASM

National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Washington, DC

National air museum

National air museum Washington, D.C.

Nationales Luft- und Raumfahrtmuseum

Nationales Luft- und Raumfahrtmuseum (Washington, D.C.)

Nationales Luft- und Raumfahrtmuseum Washington, DC

Riiklik lennundus- ja kosmosemuuseum

Smithsonian air and space museum

Smithsonian air and space museum Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian Institution Air and Space Museum

Smithsonian Institution Air Museum

Smithsonian institution National air and space museum

Smithsonian Institution National Air Museum

Smithsonian Institution Nationales Luft- und Raumfahrtmuseum

Smithsonian Institution (Washington D.C.) National Air and Space Museum

Smithsonian musée national de l'air et de l'espace

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Spojené státy americké National Air and Space Museum

Spojené státy americké National Air Museum

Ulusal Hava ve Uzay Müzesi

United States National Air and Space Museum

United States National Air Museum

Vašingtona (Amerikas Savienotās Valstis). National Air and Space Museum

Washington (D.C.)

Washington (D.C.) National Air and Space Museum

Washington (D.C.) National Air Museum

Washington (Distrito de Columbia, Estados Unidos). National Air and Space Museum

Washington. National Air and Space Museum

Национални музеј авијације и астронаутике

Национальный музей авиации и космонавтики

Національний музей авіації і космонавтики

מוזיאון האוויר והחלל הלאומי

متحف الطيران والفضاء الوطني

موزه ملی هوافضای اسمیتسونین

نیشنل ائیر اینڈ سپیس میوزیم

พิพิธภัณฑ์ยานบินและยานอวกาศแห่งชาติ

국립항공우주박물관

国立航空宇宙博物馆

美國航空太空博物館

美国航空航天博物馆

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