Archive for July, 2015

Extreme Space Medicine Gets Check Up at the Museum of Flight

. July 14, 2015

SEATTLE – At 1 p.m. on July 25, NASA flight surgeon David P. Reyes, MD, tells how medicine is conducted in the most extreme environments, and what medical capabilities are required for upcoming missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond. Reyes helps clear NASA astronauts for spaceflight, and has supported NASA operations in the Arctic, […]

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Michener Art Museum Pays Homage to Pennsylvania Industrial Heritage

Michener Art Museum Pays Homage to Pennsylvania Industrial Heritage

. July 12, 2015

(Doylestown, PA) Molten steel, billowing smoke, soot-covered miners, and the jagged geometry of mills and factories covering vast tracts of land—these are not the usual subjects for artists, but as seen on the canvases in Iron and Coal, Petroleum and Steel: Industrial Art from the Steidle Collection, they can be transformed into objects of sublime […]

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Plutopalooza Looks Up to Close Encounter with Pluto at Museum of Flight

. July 9, 2015

SEATTLE – On July 19, the Museum celebrates one of the longest journeys in spaceflight history, as NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft arrives at Pluto after a 9-year trip through the solar system. This 2 p.m. “Plutopalooza” presentation will look at the probe’s wealth of discoveries about the distant, dwarf planet. Check the Museum Website, and […]

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Experts Detail Origins of Air Combat in World War I Symposium at the Museum of Flight

Experts Detail Origins of Air Combat in World War I Symposium at the Museum of Flight

. July 8, 2015

SEATTLE – On July 18 at 2 p.m., The Museum of Flight, in conjunction with the Northwest Chapter of the Friends of the American Fighter Aces, will host a 2-hour symposium focusing on the early innovations in fighter aircraft design during the First World War. The panelists at the “Fokker Scourge Symposium” are renowned authors […]

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Museum of Flight Announces Free Admission for Boeing Employees and Guests

Museum of Flight Announces Free Admission for Boeing Employees and Guests

. July 8, 2015

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight celebrates the 99th anniversary of the founding of The Boeing Company with a day-long celebration of this aerospace giant’s rich history. Admission is free for Boeing employees (with up to 6 guests). Boeing ID is required. Boeing History Book Preview and Signing A special preview and signing of Russ […]

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