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. . . Visited an Exhibit From Out of This World

Sunday, January 16, 2005; Page C02

. . . visited an exhibit from out of this world. Although the main museum has been open for more than a year, the curators of the Udvar-Hazy Center have slowly been refining the displays. Late last year, they unveiled a wing dedicated to space travel. The hundreds of space travel artifacts include the shuttle Enterprise, displays on human spaceflight, satellites and rockets. Combine that with the additional 80 aircraft in the main hangar, and chances are there is something new to explore whether this is your first or fortieth time at the museum.


At the Udvar-Hazy Center's James S. McDonnell Space Hangar, you can see the space shuttle Enterprise. The wing opened late last year. (Tracy A. Woodward -- The Washington Post)

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The Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center, a branch of the National Air and Space Museum, is in Chantilly, adjacent to Dulles International Airport. It is open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily except Dec. 25. Admission is free; parking is $12 per vehicle. More information is available at www.nasm.si.edu/museum/udvarhazy.

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