Over 100 interactive exhibits
detail NASA's historic achievements, many of which
occurred in Hampton's
own backyard. The following is a preview
Adventures in Flight gallery
The Adventures in Flight gallery takes visitors
on an aviation adventure when they “wing walk” on
a Jenny bi-plane, see a replica 1903 Wright Flyer,
explore a DC-9 passenger jet, ride in a WWII bomber,
an air traffic controller, sit in the cockpit of
F/A-22 fighter jet,
an airplane, and more!
Air & Space
See detailed fact pages highlighting the incredible
air and spacecraft on display at the Center.
New communications. View history and cutting edge
technology at our
world-class, fully-automatic, digital Amateur Radio
satelllite station. Discover
how Ham Radio is exploring the next big steps in
digital technology and its
impact on personal communications in the next few
This hands-on, minds-on exhibit features Eagle, Robyn, Hawk, Starling, and their fellow Space Racers as they guide families through the solar system and beyond, encouraging pretend play and space exploration! Rocket Launch encourages the engineer in little explorers where they can design their own spacecraft for a Mars mission and build a rocket with oversized building blocks in Build A Rocket.
After more than three years of planning, the Virginia
Air & Space Center has
opened the first phase
of its new hands-on space gallery,
Exploring the Moon, Mars & Beyond -
by Langley Federal Credit Union.