May 28, 2022

Video: Smithsonian 3D Scans The Spirit of St. Louis and Other Historic Aircraft, 3D Models Coming Soon

Cool! Here’s a new time lapse video from the Smithsonian’s Digitization Program Office.

Here’s the Video’s Blurb:

The Smithsonian’s Digitization Program Office recently 3D scanned three Milestones of Flight Aircraft at the National Air and Space Museum – Spirit of St. Louis, Bell X-1, SpaceShipOne. Look for these models soon on for viewing and download.

Direct to the Smithsonian’s 3D Explorer

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