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Johns Hopkins Scientist Speaks About NASA Mission to the Dwarf Planet Ceres at the Museum of Flight

Johns Hopkins Scientist Speaks About NASA Mission to the Dwarf Planet Ceres at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On Oct. 21, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab participating scientist Debra Buczkowski will lecture about the discoveries of NASA’s first truly interplanetary spaceship, Dawn. Dawn’s mission features extended stays at two extraterrestrial bodies: giant asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Dawn’s super-efficient ion […]

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Three Navy EA-18G Growler Jets Fly To  Museum of Flight

Three Navy EA-18G Growler Jets Fly To Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Three frontline Navy EA-18G Growler electronic attack jets will fly to the Museum on Oct. 12 to preside over the donation of a 10-foot aircraft carrier model to the Museum. The model will be presented by the officers of VAQ-130 Naval Air Station Whidbey Island to the Museum’s Education Office. The aircraft will […]

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Learn electronic navigation at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md

Learn electronic navigation at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md

From 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, December 2, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering an Electronic Navigation for Non-Technical People workshop, with class size limited and registration needed. Participants will join Capt. Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, as he provides short non-technical descriptions of how GPS, GPS chart plotters, […]

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Museum of Flight Reception, Lecture and Book Signing with Author of “Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet”

Museum of Flight Reception, Lecture and Book Signing with Author of “Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet”

Oct. 7 evening event with Leonard David, author of companion book to National Geographic Channel “Mars” series SEATTLE – The Museum offers an evening reception, lecture and book signing with award-winning journalist Leonard David, as he talks about his book, “Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet.” Leonard David has been reporting on space activities […]

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Building Big Ideas highlights the wonderful world of engineering at Cincinnati Museum Center

Building Big Ideas highlights the wonderful world of engineering at Cincinnati Museum Center

Take on design challenges, meet experts and get up close with construction equipment Sept 23 CINCINNATI – While cranes and crews are busy outside Union Terminal, Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is building something big inside. CMC is inviting budding builders, designers and dreamers to explore the worlds of construction and engineering at Building Big Ideas […]

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Museum of Flight Boeing 737 Lecture and Book Signing

Museum of Flight Boeing 737 Lecture and Book Signing

Author Capt. Dan Dornseif talks about “The World’s Jetliner” SEATTLE – On Sept. 16 the Museum hosts a lecture and book signing with Capt. Dan Dornseif, author of the new Boeing 737 – The World’s Jetliner. The book provides an in-depth look into the story of this extremely significant jetliner and the environment that has […]

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Museum of Flight Screens Acclaimed Documentary About Ivy League Flyers in WWI

Museum of Flight Screens Acclaimed Documentary About Ivy League Flyers in WWI

“The Millionaires’ Unit” special presentation with the filmmakers on Sept. 9 SEATTLE – On Sept. 9, the Museum presents a special screening of The Millionaires’ Unit-U.S. Naval Aviators in the First World War, the story of a privileged group of college students from Yale who formed a private air militia in preparation for America’s entry […]

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1960s Space Plane Subject of Aug. 26 Lecture and Book Signing at the Museum of Flight

1960s Space Plane Subject of Aug. 26 Lecture and Book Signing at the Museum of Flight

Author Michelle Evans discusses her new book about the remarkable X-15 SEATTLE – On Aug. 26, the Museum hosts a lecture and book signing with author Michelle Evans, who will talk about her new book, The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the First Wings into Space. Evans captures the drama and excitement of the program behind […]

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NASA Airborne Mission to Solar Eclipse Based at Museum of Flight on Aug. 20-21

NASA Airborne Mission to Solar Eclipse Based at Museum of Flight on Aug. 20-21

Media opportunities with NASA Science Mission Directorate’s Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen with NASA Aircraft at the Museum SEATTLE – On Aug. 21, the Museum and NASA partner for a free event watching the first total solar eclipse over the entire US in 99 years. The agency’s Gulfstream III science aircraft will be based at the […]

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