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Special Event The CH-46 Sea Knight has served America’s military with distinction for more than 50 years. On Saturday, August 1, there will be a retirement ceremony for the historic aircraft . Join the Museum at noon as one of the last CH-46 Sea Knights makes its final flight to the Steven F. Udvar-hazy Center in northern Virginia. The event is free; parking is $15.
Family Days Celebrate achievements in the fields of science, math, technology, and engineering on Saturday, August 1, at the We Share STEM! Connecting Across Cultures family day at the Udvar-hazy Center. Meet scientists and engineers active in robotics, aerospace design, and aviation, and develop your own skills through hands-on activities. On Saturday, August 8, head to the Museum on the National Mall and explore the past, present, and future of flight and space exploration at the Milestones in Aviation and Space family day. Learn how jets made Hawaii a vacation destination, how the CST-100 took astronauts into space, and more. With presentations and activities, this family day has something to offer everyone. Both events are free, and run from 10 am to 3 pm. Parking is $15 at the Udvar-hazy Center.