Colorful Kite Tales

June 21, 1983 – September 19, 1983

National Air and Space Museum
Independence Avenue and 6th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Space Hall, Gallery 114, 1st Floor, East Wing Floor Plan

See photographs and drawings that illustrate 15 kite stories. Included are accounts of Minamoto No Tametomo, a Japanese father who used a kite to fly his young son to the mainland; Homan Walsh and the kite used to bridge Niagara Gorge; and Paul E. Garber, who developed military target kites in World War II.