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Bell X-1 in 3D

By The National Air and Space Museum on Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:52

In April, the Smithsonian X 3D team pointed their lasers and scanners at the Bell X-1, the same iconic aircraft that shot Capt.

Coming Soon: Discovery 3D!

By Dr. Valerie Neal, Chair of the Space History Department, National Air & Space Museum on Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:15

Every week or two we see news of another museum digitizing its collection and making it accessible online.

Rapid Capture Composited Imagery and the Use of the XYZ Table

By Jon Barrett, Carl Bobrow, Ben Sullivan, Jim Walker, National Air and Space Museum on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:40

Over the past year the Collections Department of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) has been developing a multi-image compositing technique, colloquially know as Rapid Capture Composited Imag