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DC Prep field trip to the National Air and Space Museum
By David Gaines On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Field Trip Back to National Air & Space Museum

Of all the museums of the Smithsonian, the National Air & Space Museum seems to be the most popular.  Maybe it’s the wide open area for the kids to run around in, or the How Things Fly exhibit More...

Stargazing at National Air and Space Museum - Looking at Pleiades
By David Gaines On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Stargazing at Orion Nebula, Pleiades, Planets at Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory

When we first moved into our home, I got glow-in-the-dark stars for the ceiling in Najwa’s room.  Before she even started Kindergarten, I made sure she knew all the planets, in order, which ones More...

National Air and Space Museum - African American Pioneers in Aviation and Space
By David Gaines On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Celebrating African American Pioneers in Aviation and Space

The National Air and Space Museum is one of Najwa’s favorite museums.  So, I put it on the calendar because they were having a Heritage Family Day with the focus on African American Pioneers in More...

Najwa at the National Air and Space Museum
By David Gaines On Sunday, August 7th, 2016
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National Air and Space Museum

Again, Najwa asked if we could go to the National Air and Space Museum. Again, how can anyone say no to your child wanting to go to a museum? The main attraction at the museum for Najwa is the How Things More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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Kites of Asia Heritage Family Day [11:27]

Going to the Kites of Asia Heritage Family Day at the National Air and Space Museum was our Plan B for the day.  Looking back, maybe it should’ve been Plan A.  We had a ball.  More...

Najwa at Kites of Asia Festival at National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
By David Gaines On Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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Kites of Asia Heritage Family Day at the National Air and Space Museum

The plan was to check out Monkey Kingdom, a children’s movie at the National Gallery of Art. But what I thought was an animated movie turned out to be a documentary aimed at kids. Najwa wasn’t More...

By David Gaines On Sunday, March 6th, 2016
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How Things Fly [1:17]

When Najwa says she wants to go to the museum, how can I say no?  More...

By David Gaines On Sunday, March 6th, 2016
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Back to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum

Though there’s so much to do at work, and I planned for this weekend to get caught up, Najwa threw me off when she greeted me in the morning with, “so where are we going today?” I’m More...

Delta Solar Sculpture
By David Gaines On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
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Delta Solar Sculpture At National Air and Space Museum

Delta Solar is a public artwork by Venezuelan sculptor Alejandro Otero located outside of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, United States. Delta Solar is meant to pay homage to modern More...



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