"Space Race" Opens at NASM

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Summary

"Space Race" opens at the National Air and Space Museum. The new exhibit in the Space Hall is the first time that it has been possible to display together American and Soviet objects pertaining to the Space Race. The exhibit includes rockets from World War II to a model of the international space station.

Subject

  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Space Race (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)
  • Space Hall (NASM)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, "The Torch," May 1997, p. 1, 7.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

May 16, 1997

Topic

  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Space flight
  • Rockets (Aeronautics)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Space vehicles

Place

Soviet Union

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