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Earth from space with Moon in distance

Space – A Documentary

This documentary film explores the history of the U.S. Space Program, from the early days of the Gemini and Apollo Missions to the research and development being done on the International Space Station. Three astronauts share personal and often poetic accounts of the space program's challenges and achievements during Congressman Hall's thirty year tenure on the Committee on Science, Space and Technology of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Spirit of Kitty Hawk on the move

Boeing 737-300 N300SW “The Spirit of Kitty Hawk”

Follow the history of the Boeing 737-300, the first 300-series aircraft in the Southwest Airlines livery, from its inaugural flight on the anniversary of the Wright Brothers' historic first flight, to its ceremonial journey to its ultimate home at the Frontiers of Flight Museum.
Tuskegee Airmen

Google Arts & Culture – Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen overcame racial prejudice to become one of America's elite fighter units of World War II. Their legacy laid the foundation for African American equality in America. A Google Art & Culture online exhibit by Kent Harraid of the Frontiers of Flight Museum.
Pratt & Whitney J58 Engine

Google Art & Culture – Inventions & Discoveries

Throughout aviation and aerospace history, inventions and discoveries paved the way for advancements in aeronautics. A Google Art & Culture online exhibit by Kent Harraid of the Frontiers of Flight Museum.
Hindenburg over New York City

Google Art & Culture – Titanic of the Skies

As great ocean liners steamed across the Atlantic, a fortunate few soared overhead in unmatched speed and style aboard the majestic German Airship LZ-129 “Hindenburg”. Today few artifacts of the Hindenburg remain, but those that do tell the story of a luxurious giant who met a tragic demise.
Footprint on Moon

Google Art & Culture – Footsteps to the Moon

Mankind’s journey to the Moon is a story of perseverance, courage, and the will to succeed against all odds. The success or failure of Apollo 11 rested on the shoulders of thousands of engineers, scientists, and brave astronauts whose methodical “first steps” of tests and space missions paved the way for Neil Armstrong to take that “giant leap for mankind.” .
Bell UH-1D "Iroquois" (Huey)

Google Cultural Institute Virtual Tour

The Frontiers of Flight Museum, a Smithsonian-Affiliate, introduces visitors of all ages to the rich diversity of aviation and space flight history. The Museum’s mission is to educate, motivate, and inspire the next generation. Housed in a state-of-the-art 100,000 square-foot facility near Dallas Love Field Airport in Dallas, Texas, the Museum houses over thirty aircraft and space vehicles. Come see the one-of-a-kind Vought V-173 “Flying Pancake,” the Apollo 7 Command module, and thousands of supporting artifacts and flight-related memorabilia.