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Major Artifact Installed in New APOLLO Gallery at The Museum of Flight

Major Artifact Installed in New APOLLO Gallery at The Museum of Flight

| March 23, 2017

SEATTLE – Last week the Museum of Flight received a special delivery– a full-scale F-1 rocket engine, received on loan from the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. The F-1 engine remains the most powerful single-nozzle, liquid-fueled rocket engine ever developed. Standing 19 feet tall and 12 feet wide, the installation was a careful and collaborative […]

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The Baby Boeing 737 Celebrates Its Big Five-O at the Museum of Flight

The Baby Boeing 737 Celebrates Its Big Five-O at the Museum of Flight

| March 14, 2017

Public birthday party for the Museum’s prototype twinjet features an appearance by Brien Wygle, pilot of the first flight SEATTLE – On April 9, the Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 737’s first flight. A panel presentation at noon will include maiden flight pilot Brien Wygle, and original 737 engineers Bob Bogash […]

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March is Mars Madness at the Museum of Flight

March is Mars Madness at the Museum of Flight

| February 25, 2017

Weekend presentations and lectures look at our missions to the Red Planet SEATTLE – Mars drives the Museum mad in March with planetary scientists, engineers, space geeks and all manner of people attracted to the Red Planet. Every Saturday in March, the Museum offers lectures from experts in the exploration and study of Mars. March […]

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Smithsonian Selects The Museum of Flight to Exhibit Apollo 11 Spacecraft on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Smithsonian Selects The Museum of Flight to Exhibit Apollo 11 Spacecraft on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

| February 22, 2017

Historic exhibition will be at the Museum March 16 – Sept. 2, 2019 SEATTLE – The Smithsonian Institution announced at a ceremony today that the Apollo 11 command module Columbia–the only portion of the historic spacecraft to complete the first mission to land a man on the moon and safely return him to Earth–will be […]

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Museum of Flight a Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks

Museum of Flight a Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks

| January 27, 2017

Families welcome for free Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest, Engineering Fair SEATTLE – On Feb. 4 two free, perennial events provide a wonderland and a haven for young geeks when the Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest and the Engineering Fair return to the Museum. The remarkably rambunctious Bridge Contest is a great spectacle for families. […]

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Taiwanese Air Force Missions of the Cold War Highlight Feb. 2 Lunar New Year Free Events at the The Museum of Flight

Taiwanese Air Force Missions of the Cold War Highlight Feb. 2 Lunar New Year Free Events at the The Museum of Flight

| January 26, 2017

Free evening family activities, Seattle Chinese Chorus, plus special event with former Republic of China Air Force U-2 and Neptune spy pilots and crews SEATTLE – On Feb. 2, Free First Thursday from 5-9 p.m. the Museum celebrates the “Year of the Rooster” with fun family activities, plus music performed by the Seattle Chinese Chorus, […]

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Smithsonian exhibition exploring the power of Star Wars costumes coming to Cincinnati

Smithsonian exhibition exploring the power of Star Wars costumes coming to Cincinnati

| January 24, 2017

A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY – Iconic costumes from “a galaxy far, far away” are presented in the Smithsonian traveling exhibition Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume. The exhibition will open at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) on May 25, 2017. Pulled from the collection of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Star Wars and […]

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