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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 11-230

National Air and Space Museum

Website Records, 2011

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2011
Quantity:
Collection: Accession 11-230
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the National Air and Space Museum website and mobile website as they existed in July and August 2011. The website, crawled July 29, 2011, includes information about visiting the museum's facilities, special events, exhibitions, collections, staff, donations, and membership as well as educational resources, histories of various aspects of the museum, press releases, online activities, and annual reports. The website also includes the online exhibitions, "America by Air;" "Apollo to the Moon;" "Business Wings;" "Explore the Universe;" "Exploring the Planets;" "Fifty Years of Human Space Flight;" "GPS: A New Constellation;" "Looking at Earth;" "Milestones of Flight;" "Out of This World;" "Space Race;" and "Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age." The Washington, D.C. museum, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility are all documented in this single website. The mobile website, crawled August 9, 2011, includes much of the same content, but its design is optimized for viewing on a mobile device. Also included in this accession is the museum's blog, "AirSpace: Behind the Scenes at the National Air and Space Museum," which was crawled August 8, 2011. The blog provides a place for staff to write about their behind the scenes work from their own points of view. Materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of the National Air and Space Museum website and mobile website as they existed in July and August 2011. The website, crawled July 29, 2011, includes information about visiting the museum's facilities, special events, exhibitions, collections, staff, donations, and membership as well as educational resources, histories of various aspects of the museum, press releases, online activities, and annual reports. The website also includes the online exhibitions, America by Air; Apollo to the Moon; Business Wings; Explore the Universe; Exploring the Planets; Fifty Years of Human Space Flight; GPS: A New Constellation; Looking at Earth; Milestones of Flight; Out of This World; Space Race; and Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age. The Washington, D.C. museum, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility are all documented in this single website.

The mobile website, crawled August 9, 2011, includes much of the same content, but its design is optimized for viewing on a mobile device.

Also included in this accession is the museum's blog, "AirSpace: Behind the Scenes at the National Air and Space Museum," which was crawled August 8, 2011. The blog provides a place for staff to write about their behind the scenes work from their own points of view. Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-230, National Air and Space Museum, Website Records

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Electronic Records

National Air and Space Museum Website, crawled July 29, 2011

Electronic Records

National Air and Space Museum Mobile Website, crawled August 9, 2011

Electronic Records

"AirSpace: Behind the Scenes at the National Air and Space Museum" Blog, crawled August 8, 2011

Electronic Records