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Museum of Science Fiction's First Exhibition Now Open

This Thursday, the Museum of Science Fiction debuted their first exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, titled "The Future of Travel." This four-month exhibition features the large-scale model of the Orion III from 2001: A Space Odyssey and retro-futuristic travel posters designed by artist Steve Thomas. Along with the exhibition, guests are able to print out a 3D model of the Orion III by downloading the plan here. They can also create an "Interstellar Passport" and "Boarding Pass to the Future" with the museum's mobile app. The app allows users to plan a trip to destinations like the Moon or Mars with an "Expedia-style" Plan-Your-Visit section. The exhibition was funded in part by K&L Gates, SmithGroupJJR, and a Kickstarter campaign that totaled $16,251 in backing, more than double the original goal of $7,500. To see what you should expect when the Preview Museum is constructed, go here.
· The Future of Travel at Reagan National Airport [Museum of Science Fiction]
· UPDATE: D.C.'s First SciFi Museum Hopes to Be Built [Curbed DC]
· An Inside Look at The Designer of The SciFi Preview Museum [Curbed DC]
· Museum of Science Fiction to Host First Exhibition July 7 [Curbed DC]

Reagan National Airport