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Taiwanese Air Force Missions of the Cold War Highlight Feb. 2 Lunar New Year Free Events at the The Museum of Flight

Taiwanese Air Force Missions of the Cold War Highlight Feb. 2 Lunar New Year Free Events at the The Museum of Flight

Free evening family activities, Seattle Chinese Chorus, plus special event with former Republic of China Air Force U-2 and Neptune spy pilots and crews SEATTLE – On Feb. 2, Free First Thursday from 5-9 p.m. the Museum celebrates the “Year of the Rooster” with fun family activities, plus music performed by the Seattle Chinese Chorus, […]

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Smithsonian exhibition exploring the power of Star Wars costumes coming to Cincinnati

Smithsonian exhibition exploring the power of Star Wars costumes coming to Cincinnati

A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY – Iconic costumes from “a galaxy far, far away” are presented in the Smithsonian traveling exhibition Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume. The exhibition will open at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) on May 25, 2017. Pulled from the collection of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Star Wars and […]

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Astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt Featured Speaker at the The Museum of Flight

Astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt Featured Speaker at the The Museum of Flight

Family-friendly presentation by inspiring spacewalker and medical doctor SEATTLE – On Feb. 4 at 2 p.m., astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt will deliver an inspiring and family-friendly presentation at The Museum of Flight. Barratt was a Flight Engineer for Expedition 19/20 to the International Space Station in 2009, and returned to orbit in 2011 as […]

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Major New Space Race Exhibit Opens May 20 at the Museum of Flight

Major New Space Race Exhibit Opens May 20 at the Museum of Flight

Exhibit features first display of historic Apollo Moon rockets SEATTLE – May 20, 2017, The Museum of Flight will open an exciting exhibit about the American and Soviet “Space Race” to the Moon during the 1960s. It is a story of individuals taming powerful new technologies to fulfill impossible dreams. The exhibit will also be […]

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Children mix art with science at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – CBMM this February

Children mix art with science at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – CBMM this February

Each Saturday this February, young mariners ages 4 to 9 are invited to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., to participate in CBMM’s new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Team. Class sizes are limited, with advanced registration needed. Each week, CBMM’s STEAM Team will be led by instructor Martha Hamlyn in […]

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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

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

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

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

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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