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Silver Line will link Smithsonian's space museum

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 11:47am EDT

Tags: Silver Line, Metro

New bus service to connect Silver Line with museum annex, Dulles

Fairfax County transportation officials announced Tuesday that a new bus route will begin running when the Silver Line opens to take passengers from Wiehle Avenue to Dulles International Airport and the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 01:11pm EDT

Tags: Udvar-Hazy Center, Dulles Airport, Fairfax Connector, Silver Line, max smith

Artifacts from record-breaking jump go on display

Imagine falling to earth, from 24 miles up.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 07:22am EDT

Tags: Felix Baumgartner, Parachute, michelle basch, Smithsonian, D.C.

Smithsonian to display solar-powered plane near DC

A solar-powered plane that has been crossing the continent will be on display at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum facility in northern Virginia.

Saturday - 06/22/2013, 08:17am EDT

Tags: solar-powered plane, Smithsonian,

Smithsonian shows Neil Armstrong's gloves, visor

Neil Armstrong's space suit gloves and visor worn during his historic first walk on the moon are going on temporary display at the Smithsonian Institution following the pioneering astronaut's death.

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 04:00pm EDT

Tags: Neil Armstrong, Smithsonian Institution, Udvar-Hazy Center

Smithsonian recalls 1st live global TV broadcast

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is celebrating the satellite that powered the first TV transmission around the globe 50 years ago.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 08:48am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, Satelite, telstar

Smithsonian welcomes Discovery to space collection

Space shuttle Discovery is preparing to move into its new home at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum annex in northern Virginia.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 10:20am EDT

Tags: Space Shuttle Discovery, Smithsonian, Hains Point, National Mall, Old Town, National Harbor


Space Shuttle Discovery will land April 17 at Dulles

A modified 747 airplane will carry the Space Shuttle Discovery on its back Tuesday morning from Florida to Washington.

Saturday - 04/07/2012, 03:01pm EDT

Tags: Space Shuttle Discovery, airplane, Dulles Airport, Dulles International Airport, NASA, Udvar-Hazy Center, Smithsonian

Smithsonian plans festival to welcome Discovery

The Smithsonian Institution is planning a four-day festival with NASA to welcome space shuttle Discovery into its collection in April.

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 11:07am EST

Tags: Smithsonian, NASA, shuttle Discovery,