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Local students experience 'Interstellar' at Smithsonian

It will reach neighborhood movie theaters this weekend, but the new 70 mm sci-film film "Interstellar" is already playing in IMAX theaters at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. And a group of local high school students experienced the movie and life on space during a trip to the museum.

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 03:50pm EST

Tags: IMAX, Dick Uliano, Interstellar, Chantilly Governor

Air and space museum evacuated, bag investigated

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has been evacuated after police received a call about a suspicious package.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: evacuation, police, Smithsonian Institution

New US astronaut candidates to visit Smithsonian

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 04:20am EST

Tags: astronaut

Mars rover photographs featured at Smithsonian

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 11:04am EST

Tags: Mars rover, Space, photos

Smithsonian introduces a real bionic man

His name is Frank, short for Frankenstein of course, and although he doesn't run, jump or fight, Frank does sport bionic body parts and implantable synthetic organs. And he's on display at the National Air and Space Museum this fall.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 04:57pm EDT

Tags: bionic man, organs, technology, Brennan Haselton, Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian parking-lot thefts in Va. exceeded $1M

Friday - 02/08/2013, 01:10pm EST

Tags: sterling

Smithsonian shows art from Marine Corps aviation

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is marking the 100th anniversary of U.S. Marine Corps aviation with an art exhibit retracing the history of military aviators.

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 12:44pm EST

Tags: Marine Corps Art Program, Smithsonian, National Museum of the Marine Corps, John Glenn