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XPRIZE Private Spaceflight Luminaries Gather for Reception, Discussion, Book Signing at the Museum of Flight

XPRIZE Private Spaceflight Luminaries Gather for Reception, Discussion, Book Signing at the Museum of Flight

. October 4, 2016

An evening event with best-selling author Julian Guthrie and subjects of her new book–Ansari XPRIZE cofounders Peter Diamondis and Erik Lindbergh, and SpaceShipOne pilot Brian Binnie Ten years ago on Oct. 4, manned private spaceflight became a reality with the second and final flight of SpaceShipOne; the accomplishment also earned the SpaceShipOne team the first […]

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Museum of Flight Announces Free First Flights for Girls

. September 17, 2016

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight is offering free first flights in small planes to girls and young women on Sept. 24-25, 11 a.m to 5 p.m. The First Time Fliers program provides 15-minute rides in light planes to girls and women ages 8-17 to promote interest in aviation, space and STEM professions (not to […]

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Museum of Flight Announces Spaceman: An Evening with Astronaut Mike Massimino

. September 13, 2016

SEATTLE – On Oct. 14 the Museum hosts “Spaceman: An Evening with Astronaut Mike Massimino,” a reception, lecture and book signing with the engaging spacewalker who refurbished the Hubble Space Telescope during two shuttle flights, including the fifth and final Hubble servicing mission. Massimino is an aerospace engineer, space robotics expert and has played himself […]

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Museum of Flight Event with Author Julian Guthrie and XPRIZE Spaceflight Luminaries

Museum of Flight Event with Author Julian Guthrie and XPRIZE Spaceflight Luminaries

. September 13, 2016

An evening panel and reception with XPRIZE participants Peter Diamondis, Erik Lindbergh and Brian Binnie on “The Road to SpaceShipOne” SEATTLE – The Museum will host a reception and panel with best-selling author Julian Guthrie, who will discuss her new book about the Ansari XPRIZE competition, “How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, […]

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Museum of Flight  Collection Adds CH-47 Chinook Army Helicopter to Collection

Museum of Flight Collection Adds CH-47 Chinook Army Helicopter to Collection

. September 10, 2016

SEATTLE – The Museum will add a U.S. Army Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter to its collection in the fall, and this active duty helo will fly to the Museum Sept. 10 for a free public preview of the veteran whirleybird from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The aircraft crew will be on hand to give […]

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