WHERE DID HE GO?
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 1902
 

 
  WASHINGTON, D.C.
On April 16, 1902, Alfredo Santos-Dumont was received in the White House by Theodore Roosevelt , President of the United States. In October of 1973, the Centennial year of Santos-Dumont's birth, the Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN). of the International Astronomical Union, upon a proposal from the National Air and Space Museum of the "Smithsonian Institution" of Washington gave the name of Santos Dumont to one of craters of the Moon.
WHAT TO VISIT:
In the National Air and Space Museum of the "Smithsonian Institution": Bust of Santos Dumont, great drawings in the wall of the Brazil balloon and of his 14bis.
 

 
 
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