Smithsonian Air & Space Photoblogging

August 28th, 2007at 07:36am Posted by Eli

I only had a few minutes in the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum… the first time.

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SpaceShipOne, the culmination of Paul Allen’s lifelong dream of being the first private citizen to put Evel Knievel in space. I understand that the biggest technical challenge was building a big enough ramp (although lining up the 3,000 buses was tricky too).

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This is really a much better picture, but it doesn’t capture the 70s daredevil paint job.

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Some sort of early American jet fighter.

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…And the base of a flagpole in front of the museum.

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