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Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit makes giant leap from Cincinnati Museum Center to CVG

Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit makes giant leap from Cincinnati Museum Center to CVG

Replica of Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit now on display as part of Curate My Community CINCINNATI – One of Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC)’s most popular objects is taking a small step out of Union Terminal and a giant leap into the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). On the 47th anniversary of the moon landing, CMC will […]

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Solar System Ambassador Shows Spacecraft Surprises at the Museum of Flight

July 23 lecture looks at the first year of Pluto close-ups SEATTLE – NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador and Museum of Flight Educator Tony Gondola presents a retrospective look at NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto, one year after the historic fly-by. Gondola will talk about new Plutopian perspectives and the planetoid’s dynamic system of […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center’s Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back

Cincinnati Museum Center’s Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back

Now seeking applications for prospective inventors, innovators and filmmakers CINCINNATI – Calling all inventors, tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts! Cincinnati Museum Center’s Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back and, with a new location and new Makers, this year promises to be more explosive than ever. The event will take place October 8 & 9 at the […]

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NewSpace Leaders Speak at Museum of Flight

Speakers preview hot topics for the spaceflight industry’s big conference in Seattle SEATTLE – NewSpace is a three-day conference focusing on the current, near term, and future challenges of commercial spaceflight. Traditionally an annual California conference for space industry leaders, this year it will be held for the first time in Seattle–June 21-23. As a […]

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Free Admission for Dads to Museum of Flight on  Father’s Day

Free Admission for Dads to Museum of Flight on Father’s Day

SEATTLE – Admission is free to all dads (accompanied by children) on Father’s Day, June 19. The Museum is offering many new experiences since last year’s Father’s Day, including this summer’s big, interactive exhibit, Above and Beyond, the Boeing Centennial exhibits throughout the Museum (including a P-26 Peashooter fighter), the recently restored Boeing 727 prototype […]

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Museum of Flight Hosts West Coast Premiere of New Touring Aerospace Exhibit

Museum of Flight Hosts West Coast Premiere of New Touring Aerospace Exhibit

SEATTLE – Above and Beyond – The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition, a groundbreaking exhibit exploring the wonder of flight and the marvels of aerospace innovation, design and technology, opens for the summer at The Museum of Flight on May 28, and will run through Sept. 10. This will be the first West Coast destination for […]

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Model Rocketry Pioneers at Museum of Flight

Model Rocketry Pioneers at Museum of Flight

Rocketry workshops during Museum’s Free First Thursday Space Day events, lectures on Thursday and Saturday SEATTLE – Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m., model rocketry pioneers Lee and Betty Piester with Bill Stine, will present a nostalgic retrospective of the golden age of model rocketry. Piester and his wife Betty started Centuri Engineering in 1961. […]

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Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner Makes Final Flight

Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner Makes Final Flight

SEATTLE – After leaving Boeing Field as a new airplane 83 years ago, the world’s oldest flyable Boeing twin-engine airliner-the 247D-returned there today for good. The classic plane has belonged to The Museum of Flight since 1966, and is one of only four remaining in the world. It is the last one to fly. Today […]

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Last Flight for Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner

Last Flight for Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner

SEATTLE – The world’s oldest flyable Boeing airliner will make its last flight on April 26. The classic twin-engine Boeing 247D from the 1930s–one of a mere four remaining in the world, and the only one flyable–has been in the Museum’s collection since 1966. Based at the Museum’s Restoration Center on Paine Field in Everett, […]

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