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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.


  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Dulles International Airport


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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The Economist (Journal)

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


January 28, 1984


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


Washington (D.C.)

Physical description

"American Survey" Section, p. 28

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