Hot air balloon pilot Bill Costen is one of few to receive the prestigious 'Ed Yost Master Pilot Award.' This lifetime achievement award recognizes pilots who have demonstrated safe operations for 40 or more consecutive years.
For the first time ever, the biggest moments in our history have been collected and put on display for the entire world to see. The Smithsonian’s newest museum took over 10 years to build and holds over 70,000 square feet on the National Mall. Placed directly facing the National Monument, the building stands out as the only brown building on the grounds.