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The Birdie Has Landed… at The Museum of Flight

The Birdie Has Landed… at The Museum of Flight

. March 31, 2017

Recovered golf ball from famous Apollo 14 “Moon Shot” now on exhibit SEATTLE – Some 45 years after tee off, a golf ball, believed to have been the very same ball Alan Shepard shanked on the Moon was found washed up along the coastline in Grays Harbor, WA. This ball is now on display at […]

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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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