The "Voyager" Comes to NASM

ID: 87-16212-12

Creator: Avino, Mark

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1987

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: January 1988

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Summary

"Voyager," the first aircraft to fly around the world without landing or refueling, is being lifted into place in the south gallery of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). The craft, which has a wingspan of 108 feet, was separated into five sections and transported from the Paul E. Garber Facility in Suitland, Maryland, through the streets of Washington in the dead of night.

Subject

  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Voyager (Airplane)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, January 1988

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: January 1988

Contact information

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

Date

1987

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Moving of artifacts

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

87-16212-12

Physical description

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

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