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

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

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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Museum of Flight to be Permanent Home to U.S. Navy F/A-18 Blue Angel

Museum of Flight to be Permanent Home to U.S. Navy F/A-18 Blue Angel

SEATTLE – The National Naval Aviation Museum has granted The Museum of Flight the permanent loan of a McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C retired this year from the Blue Angels flight demonstration team. Distinguished as “Number 2” in the famous group of flyers, the big blue jet will be trucked from Pensacola, Fla. to the Museum this […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center brings science to life with STEM Girls

Cincinnati Museum Center brings science to life with STEM Girls

Cincinnati Museum Center program connects hands-on programming with STEM experts and mentors CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center is taking science out of the textbook and making it come alive with STEM Girls, an interactive program that takes a hands-on approach to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). STEM Girls programming will take place in the […]

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Jet Blast Bash Festival Features  Blue Angels Thunder at the Museum of Flight

Jet Blast Bash Festival Features Blue Angels Thunder at the Museum of Flight

Seafair airplanes, bands, food, beer and family activities all weekend Aug. 5-7 SEATTLE – The Museum celebrates Seafair and the Blue Angels’ 70th anniversary Aug. 5-7 with Jet Blast Bash, an outdoor three-day family festival next to the Blue Angels’ flight line. The festival offers the closest views of the Blue Angels’ thunderous takeoffs, and […]

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Build your own kayak, paddle at CBMM The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Build your own kayak, paddle at CBMM The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting a nine-day workshop to teach the basics of building a skin-on-frame kayak and Greenland paddle from Saturday, September 24, to Sunday, October 2, with all participants taking home the kayak and paddle they built with the help of skilled craftspeople. Participants will work under the direction of Kiliii […]

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