Smithsonian Channel

Preview thumbnail for video'How this tour guide's mistake saved his group's lives
How this tour guide's mistake saved his group's lives (3:54)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why were these pilots slow to respond to Air Traffic Control?
Why were these pilots slow to respond to Air Traffic Control? (3:09)
Preview thumbnail for video'Did wake vortex cause Flight 3272 to lose control?
Did wake vortex cause Flight 3272 to lose control? (2:13)
Preview thumbnail for video'NTSB investigator suspects this plane's propellers failed
NTSB investigator suspects this plane's propellers failed (2:17)
Preview thumbnail for video'Up your odds of surviving a plane crash with this simple tip
Up your odds of surviving a plane crash with this simple tip (1:05)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why you should always keep your seatbelt fastened when flying
Why you should always keep your seatbelt fastened when flying (1:06)

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Flight Today

Preview thumbnail for video'Planes Trailer
Planes Trailer (2:33)
Preview thumbnail for video'Painting With Light
Painting With Light (4:04)
Preview thumbnail for video'Whole-Airplane Parachute
Whole-Airplane Parachute (0:24)

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Military Aviation

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Space Exploration

Preview thumbnail for video'Chris Hadfield On the Asteroid Threat
Chris Hadfield On the Asteroid Threat (6:44)
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Excerpt: "A Cruise to the Stars" (13:54)
Preview thumbnail for video'STS-1: The First Shuttle Landing
STS-1: The First Shuttle Landing (5:55)

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History of Flight

Preview thumbnail for video'Test Flying the XF-90
Test Flying the XF-90 (3:45)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Pogo Landing
The Pogo Landing (0:12)
Preview thumbnail for video'Codex on the Flight of Birds
Codex on the Flight of Birds (2:10)

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