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Flight Adventures

  • The Wonders of Flight
    Build your own flying model and give it a ride in the wind tunnel. Find out how airplanes really fly!
  • It's Time for Take-Off
    Experience the dramatic history of aviation through the eyes of the Wright Brothers and NASA flight experts.
Flight Adventures

Ready for Lift Off?

Flight Adventures

Launch into an exploration of the science behind flight! Learn the ins and outs of how and why things fly. A cool multimedia show in the planetarium, programs, and activities will spark your imagination . . . and teach you a thing or two, too!

  • Discover the physics of flight.
  • Test flight dynamics.
  • See real scientific test models from NASA.

Located on the Lower Level.

Flight Adventures in the Planetarium

Stop by the SpaceQuest® Planetarium for a one-of-a-kind multimedia show. Discover the science of flight through birds, kites, planes, and more. Learn how NASA is finding new and safer ways to travel with the help of future engineers and aviators—like you! Ideal for 8+.

Based upon work supported by NASA under award Number NNX10AK16G Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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