See the Starship Enterprise, design virtual robots, and more

Starship Enterprise

TO BOLDLY GO  The restoration of the Starship Enterprise studio model from the original Star Trek was completed in May for a National Air & Space Museum exhibit in Washington.

Eric Long/Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall

Now open

After two years of renovations, some of the museum’s most cherished artifacts — including the Spirit of St. Louis and an Apollo Lunar Module — are now on display alongside new objects, including a studio model of the Starship Enterprise.

National Air & Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

Through October 2

Fossils, life-size models and a virtual flight lab transport visitors back to the time of these ancient fliers.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

At a DARPA exhibit in Chicago, visitors mix and match parts to create virtual robots. J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

DARPA: Redefining Possible

Through September 5

In this hands-on exhibit, see a humanlike robot, prosthetic arm, robotic exoskeleton and other high-tech innovations developed by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency over the last six decades. 

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

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