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PHOTOS: This Is What Nuclear Explosions Look Like

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.21.2013 | DC

On May 21, 1956, the United States exploded its first airborne hydrogen bomb above the Bikini Atoll, a chain of Pacific islands north of the equator. ...

Neil Armstrong's Space Suit Gloves On Display

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | DC

CHANTILLY, Va. -- Neil Armstrong's space suit gloves and visor worn during his historic first walk on the moon are going on temporary display at the S...

3 Parking Lot Attendants Stole A Lot Of Money!

Posted 08.06.2012 | DC

Could it be time for the Smithsonian to take a lesson from...Metro? Three parking lot attendants have been charged with stealing some $400,000 in v...

PHOTOS: 2 Space Shuttles Cross Paths In Ceremony

Posted 04.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Two NASA space shuttles, Discovery and Enterprise, crossed paths in a historic exchange at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum...

Space Shuttle Discovery Headed To The Smithsonian

AP | Posted 03.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is preparing to welcome the space shuttle Discovery into its collection. Smithsoni...

Bookstore Sells Half Of All Copies of WWII Book; Sales Take Off At Author's 330 Book Signings

Publishers Weekly | Claire Kirch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What a difference one bookstore can make. In less than two years, a small bookstore housed inside the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dull...