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Where Next, Columbus?

December 12, 1992 – March 4, 2002

Air and Space Museum
601 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Location: Where Next Columbus?, Gallery 209, 2nd Floor, East Wing

This gallery examines the motives and methods of past and present exploration, as well as the options and possibilities for future space exploration. Scientific, economic, ethical, and political challenges are discussed. It includes 4 major sections:

  • Exploring this World
  • Challenges for Space Explorers
  • Exploring New Worlds in Space
  • To the Stars