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Summary

Brief article gives an overview of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. Describes some of the highly-visited museum's collection, and highlights the need for expansion, planned for an area of Dulles International Airport, to allow future additions to the collection. Mention is made that the museum developed and has for sale a videodisc system of historical aerospace photographs.

Subject

  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Dulles International Airport

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

The Economist (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

January 28, 1984

Topic

  • Museum attendance
  • Museum buildings
  • Airplanes
  • Museum archives
  • Aeronautics
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Museums
  • Astronautics
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Employees
  • Photographs

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Physical description

"American Survey" Section, p. 28

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