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Astronaut Stephanie Wilson to Speak at Museum of Flight

Astronaut Stephanie Wilson to Speak at Museum of Flight

. January 28, 2016

Shuttle astronaut the second African-American woman in space SEATTLE – Three-time space traveler, NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson, will speak at the Museum on Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. The Harvard graduate became the second African-American woman in space, having served onboard space shuttle missions STS-121 in 2006, STS-120 in 2007 and STS-131 in 2010. During […]

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After 25-Year Restoration, Museum of Flight Prepping Historic First Boeing 727 Airliner for February Flight

After 25-Year Restoration, Museum of Flight Prepping Historic First Boeing 727 Airliner for February Flight

. January 16, 2016

52-year-old jet will join Museum’s 737 and 747 prototypes SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight is now within a few weeks of finishing a 25-year effort restoring the historic, first Boeing 727 and flying it to the Museum for permanent exhibition. This unique jet has not been airborne since it was donated to the Museum […]

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Museum of Flight P-51 Mustang Lecture and Book Signing

Museum of Flight P-51 Mustang Lecture and Book Signing

. November 25, 2015

SEATTLE – On Dec. 5 at 2 p.m., Flying Heritage Collection Military Aviation Curator, Cory Graff, will discuss his new book, “P-51 Mustang: Seventy-five Years of America’s Most Famous Warbird.” Graff examines the whole story of this plane-from its swift creation and triumphs during World War II to its legacy as an American symbol. Following […]

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Museum of Flight Reveals Historic Rocket Engines from  Apollo 12 and Apollo 16

Museum of Flight Reveals Historic Rocket Engines from Apollo 12 and Apollo 16

. November 20, 2015

SEATTLE, Nov. 19, 2015–At a press conference today–on the anniversary of the Apollo 12 Moon landing on Nov. 19, 1969–The Museum of Flight made the first public showing of the restored remains of the F-1 rocket engines used to launch NASA’s historic Apollo 12 and Apollo 16 missions to the Moon. The historic engines were […]

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Media Get First Glimpse of Historic Rocket Engines from Apollo 12

. November 19, 2015

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight invites media on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 9:30 a.m. PST to the official delivery of the restored remains of the F-1 rocket engines used to launch NASA’s historic Apollo 12 and Apollo 16 missions to the Moon. The historic engines were recovered from the sea by Seattle-based Bezos Expeditions […]

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