Milestones of Flight Gallery, February 1976

ID: 76-2687-26A

Creator: Farrar, Richard

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1976

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder March 1976

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The National Air and Space Museum's "Milestones of Flight Gallery," which includes the Wright Brothers' Flyer, Lindbergh's "Spirit of St. Louis," Apollo 11 Command Module, and John Glenn's Mercury capsule, prior to official opening of the building, February 4, 1976.


  • Lindbergh, Charles A (Charles Augustus) 1902-1974
  • Glenn, John 1921-
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Apollo 11 (Spacecraft)
  • Spirit of St. Louis (Airplane)
  • Milestones of Flight (Exhibition)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Featured in TORCH, March 1976

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder March 1976

Contact information

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



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  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Mercury (missile)
  • Space flight
  • Astronautics
  • Galleries
  • Wright Brothers' Aeroplane
  • Wright Flyer (Airplane)
  • Space vehicles
  • Aircraft
  • Aeronautical museums


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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