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The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum announced that Boeing is donating $30 million to support the Museum's educational activities and exhibitions, including an extensive renovation of its main hall, "Milestones of Flight." The expanded exhibition will trace the interconnected stories of the world's most significant aircraft and spacecraft, with digital displays and a mobile experience in a new design that stretches from one entrance to the other, Independence Avenue to Jefferson Drive (National Mall). It will be completed in time for the Museum's 40th anniversary in 2016, which is also the aerospace company's 100th anniversary. Show lessRead more
Ask an Expert lectures are informal gallery talks presented every week at the National Mall Building in Washington, DC and every other week at the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA. Staff discuss aviation and space topics typically centered around collections on display in the Museum.