Smithsonian Air & Space: Udvar-Hazy Center

Some things are just fun and fascinating to see.  It was with that mindset we visited the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center.  Getting to see the Space Shuttle Discovery up close and personal was beyond fun and fascinating.  It was awesome.  And, it was a testament to man’s ingenuity and dedication.

Space Shuttle Discovery. It is enormous!
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Most visitors to Washington, DC are well-aware of the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum in the heart of the city.  I suspect though that many visitors do not realize there is a second site for the museum located about thirty miles west of DC, near Dulles International Airport, in Chantilly, Virginia.  The site is known as the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
Massive in size!  This is just one wing of the museum.
You don’t have to be a dedicated follower of the space program or for that matter even a fan of Star Trek and/or Star Wars to appreciate the history of flight and space.  Although, if you are a big fan of…

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