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Lecture and Book Signing with Astronaut/Mountaineer Scott Parazynski at the Museum of Flight

Lecture and Book Signing with Astronaut/Mountaineer Scott Parazynski at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On Dec. 9 the Museum hosts a lecture and book signing with the remarkable Scott Parazynski, the only person to have flown in space and summited Mt. Everest. The astronaut, explorer, physician, inventor and now author, will talk about his new memoir, The Sky Below. The 2 p.m. program is free with Museum […]

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Museum of Flight Puts Blue Angel on a Pedestal

Museum of Flight Puts Blue Angel on a Pedestal

SEATTLE – On Nov. 17 the Museum’s Navy F/A-18C Blue Angel was relocated from a corner in the Aviation Pavilion to its new home on free display atop a pedestal near the Museum’s south lawn entrance. Canted skyward to a height of almost 4-stories, the plane is a tribute to the Blue Angels and the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum floating fleet prepped for winter

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum floating fleet prepped for winter

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Shipwright James DelAguila reports that the St. Michaels museum’s floating fleet of historic vessels is being prepped for the colder months after a full summer of upgrades. With CBMM’s railway maintenance season wrapped up, new full-time marine mechanic Josh Richardson had the opportunity to do some much needed catch-up on systems […]

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Learn to winterize your boat engine at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this fall

Learn to winterize your boat engine at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this fall

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., has planned two workshops to help boaters prepare their engines for the winter season this fall. On Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Decommissioning Your Outboard Motor will teach participants how to safely winterize their motor. A second workshop, from 9 a.m. to noon […]

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