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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
 
The best exhibit in the place is just below us now:  Lou!  in infrared!
Ever wonder what you look like through infrared light? Here are 2 shots I took of myself.  Cool eh?  Actually, quite hot ;-)
 
Here are two views of SkyLab.
SkyLab
 
Spirit of St. Louis
Here is a Lunar Excursion Module.

On a practical note, it is right outside the new food court, where the staff prepared fast food really fast.  I was impressed.

The Gemini capsule.  Man, that was a cramped ride.
Sputnik

(Well, a replica given to us by the USSR.  Unmanned stuff just burns up on re-entry.)

 One of the models of the Mars lander, Viking.
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first flight, there is now a fantastic gallery devoted to Wilbur and Orville Wright.
 

 

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