Sept. 13 Lecture Looks at Nazi Germany’s Most Terrifying Weapon

JD Wyneken lectures about the V-2 Rocket

SEATTLE – A presentation on Sept. 13 with historian Dr. JD Wyneken looks at the 70th anniversary of the Nazi V-2 rocket, a flying bomb that made the first flights to the fringes of space. As a weapon, the V-2 killed thousands of civilians in England during World War II, then helped start the U.S. and Soviet peacetime spaceflight programs. The program is at 2 p.m. and is free with admission to the Museum.

The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $19 for adults, $16 for seniors 65 and older, $16 for active military, $11 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick’s Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org

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