Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Air and Space Museum
Website Records, 2012
This accession consists of three websites maintained by the National Air and Space Museum.
The "How Things Fly" website, crawled June 1, 2012, explains the basic principles that allow aircraft and spacecraft to fly. It is a companion website to the physical exhibition of the same name.
The "Become a Pilot Family Day and Aviation Display" website, crawled in three parts on June 25, 27, and 28, 2012, provides information about the museum's event of the same name which occurred on June 16, 2012.
A subdomain of the museum's main website dedicated to the space shuttle Discovery was crawled on April 17, 2012, the same day it flew over Washington, District of Columbia. Discovery arrived at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center two days later when it was transferred from the United States, National Aeronautics and Space Administration to the National Air and Space Museum. The website includes information about the space shuttle as well as associated events.
Materials are in electronic format.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Discovery (Spacecraft)
- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
- United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- How Things Fly (Exhibition) (1996- : Washington, D.C.)
- Become a Pilot Family Day and Aviation Display
- How Things Fly (Website)
- Become a Pilot Family Day and Aviation Display (Website)
- Web sites
- Museums -- Public relations
- Aeronautical museums
- Astronautical museums
- Museums -- Collection management
- Special events
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-047, National Air and Space Museum, Website Records