During this episode join planetary scientists from the museum to learn more about their research on Mars and the icy moons of our solar system.
Mars is getting a new resident! Mars rover Perseverance will land on the Red Planet this month. Celebrate the landing with a live chat all about Mars, featuring Abigail Harrison, aka "Astronaut Abby."
Abigail Harrison as known as Astronaut Abby, STEAM education advocate and founder of The Mars Generation nonprofit talks about her career and what she thinks about the future of space travel.
An aircraft carrier is essentially a floating airport with a small city below supporting it. But why do we need aircraft carriers, and how has technology evolved throughout history?
They may seem low-tech but balloons are important to aviation and space. This live chat features pioneering Black hot air balloon pilot Bill Costen.
Join museum curators to learn about Moon photography from the Apollo missions to today!
NASA astronaut Stan Love flew on Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS-122 and performed two spacewalks. During this live chat, Love answered student questions for National History Day.
The 2021 theme for National History Day is Communication is the Key to Understanding. Join experts as they answered student questions about aviation history.
The National History Day 2021 Theme is Communication is the Key to Understanding. In this edition, the museum's space history experts answer questions on this theme.
Learn about digital learning opportunities from all of the Smithsonian Museums! This chat featured Ashley Naranjo from Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.
Interested in becoming a pilot? This discussion features pilots Shaesta Waiz and Maj. Kristofer W. Duckett sharing their journeys and achievements.
In this episode, Tammie Jo Shults and curator Dorothy Cochrane discuss the history of women pilots and the challenges they faced, and what kind of training it takes to have nerves of steel.
In this Live Chat, host Beth Wilson talks with astronaut Mary Cleave and Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks, the author and illustrator of the graphic novel Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier.
In 2020, Robert DeLaurentis flew from the South Pole to the North Pole in his aircraft Citizen of the World. Watch this episode to learn more!
NASA is planning an uncrewed test flight for NASA's Artemis program--which aims to return humans to the Moon. Watch this episode to learn more about this mission and the Space Launch System (SLS).
Former NASA Mathematician Christine Darden and author of Hidden Figures Christine Darden discuss the women who shattered glass ceilings in the age of the space race and their lasting impact.
Learn all about science fiction props and costumes in Star Wars, Star Trek, and other space science fiction!
This edition of the Air and Space Live Chat with Dr. Margaret Weitekamp, curator and department chair of the Space History department at the National Air and Space Museum.
Watch the conversation with the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History's Global Volcanism program, recorded on the 40th Anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens.