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Air & Space

Since before the dawn of history, the possibilities of flying and exploring the stars have excited our minds to great feats of imagination and ingenuity. Explore our unique collection of artifacts and hands-on activities to discover how humans design aircraft, spacecraft and space probes for specific tasks by using our knowledge of the principles of air, space and flight.

Samuel Oschin Pavilion

  • Endeavour in space

    Space Shuttle Endeavour

    Begin your experience in Endeavour: The California Story, a companion exhibit featuring images and artifacts that highlight the shuttle program's ties to California, where the orbiters were built. Then see Endeavour in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion.

SKETCH Foundation Gallery in Science Court