Nation of Speed

October 14, 2022 – Permanent

National Air and Space Museum
6th St. & Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor, Gallery 203 Floor Plan

Featuring iconic vehicles from Mario Andretti’s Indy 500 winning race car to the Sharp DR 90 Nemesis, Nation of Speed paints a portrait of human ingenuity — the technology developed to propel people faster and faster— and explores how the pursuit of speed has shaped American culture and our national identity.

Nation of Speed is presented in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.