Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Meet the First American Women to Fly Combat Missions

An Air & Space Quarterly exclusive reveals the names of five pioneering women in military aviation.

Underside view of space shuttle in flight with blue sky background.

Space Shuttle Astronauts Tell All

A black-and-white photo, tinged light brown, shows around 3/4 of massive airship as it exits a pitch black hangar opening.

Are We in an Airship Renaissance?


Barbie: An Astronaut for the Ages


Preserving Launch Infrastructure