In the News
Curators Discover New Details in the Etchings on a 6th-Century Chinese Sculpture (Smithsonian Magazine)
02/04/2016 - 13:15
Apollo 11 Spacecraft Lands in Your Smartphone (Voice of America-Learning English)
12/20/2015 - 10:00
Check out this VOA piece about the 3D scan of the Apollo 11 command module.
Inside Apollo 11: Scanning the Capsule for Clues (BBC World)
12/15/2015 - 11:30
Video of DPO's 3D work with the National Air & Space Museum and Autodesk to make the Apollo 11 Command Module accessible to everyone.
Apollo 11 Soon Available in 3D (Voice of America)
12/15/2015 - 10:00
What Killed These Marine Reptiles Found in a Nevada Ghost Town? (Smithsonian Magazine)
12/14/2015 - 11:00
DPO's 3D team sleuthing again with National Museum of Natural History paleontologists to solve the mystery of a mass ichthyosaur death in the Nevada desert.
In Another Giant Leap, Apollo 11 Command Module is 3D Digitized for Humankind (Smithsonian Magazine)
12/10/2015 - 17:00
Check out some very early images from the 3D scan of the Apollo 11 spacecraft in this in-depth article about the latest 3D project.
A Moby-Dick Emerges from the Smithsonian Collections (Smithsonian Magazine)
12/10/2015 - 08:30
3D scans of Albicetus oxymycterus whale skull are now available in the 3D Explorer.
The Smithsonian is 3-D scanning Apollo 11 to share with the digital generation (Washington Post)
12/08/2015 - 07:30
The challenges of 3D-scanning the National Air & Space Museum's Apollo 11 spacecraft.
Digitization Project Adds to Archive (American Philatelist December 2015)
12/07/2015 - 09:15
Mass digitization project at the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum.
How a T. rex is brought back to life, bone by bone (Washington Post)
10/01/2015 - 14:00
Smithsonian X 3D interview on Good Morning Washington
06/10/2015 - 20:00
Check out the "laser cowboys", Adam Metallo and Vince Rossi demonstrating the 3D viewer.
How the Smithsonian is Using 3D Scanning to Make the Past More Accessible
05/26/2015 - 20:00
Soon You'll Be Able to 3D Print Chuck Yeager's Supersonic X-1 (Popular Mechanics)
04/29/2015 - 20:00
Abraham Lincoln: The Enduring Images (BBC News)
04/15/2015 - 20:00
Featuring the 3D portrait of President Obama and the Smithsonian's 3D Explorer showing the Lincoln life mask both 3D scanned by the Smithsonian.
Own a T. Rex With 3D Imaging as Venus de Milo Gets Her Arms Back (Bloomberg)
04/07/2015 - 20:00