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October 18 Event Offers First-Person Stories of the Boeing 747 From Conception to Rebirth

Rare pairing of Boeing legends Joe Sutter and Brien Wygle to talk about the plane that changed air travel SEATTLE – In a program Oct. 18 at 2 p.m., the “father of the Boeing 747,” Joe Sutter, and 747 first-flight test pilot Brien Wygle, will tell their riveting, inside stories of the Boeing 747 from […]

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Newly Restored Boeing 747 Prototype Now   Open to the Public

Newly Restored Boeing 747 Prototype Now Open to the Public

Shuttered for decades, interior of first Jumbo Jet finally revealed SEATTLE – The first Boeing 747 was never an airliner. For over 25 years it was used by Boeing for flight tests until the plane was retired and grounded in the 1990s, then moved to The Museum of Flight years later. Now, after nearly two […]

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Astronaut Speaks On Orion Program Launch and NASA’s Future

Prelude to Dec. 4 Orion Mission SEATTLE – Nicholas Patrick, former NASA Shuttle Astronaut, will present on the Orion Program, its differences from the shuttle, and the future of NASA’s manned space exploration. The event is a prelude to the live feed of the December 4th Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle mission. The presentation will take […]

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Model Rocketry Day Launches July 5

Model Rocketry Day Launches July 5

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight and the National Association of Rocketry celebrate model rocketry with rocket launches, exhibits, family workshops, and a special presentation by Vern Estes, founder of Estes Industries–whose name is synonymous with American model rockets since the 1950s. Members of the National Association of Rocketry will lead family workshops where participants […]

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New exhibit showcases world’s largest collection of Late Ordovician fossils

New exhibit showcases world’s largest collection of Late Ordovician fossils

Cincinnati Under the Sea now open at Cincinnati Museum Center through October 26 CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center will highlight its impressive collection of Ordovician fossils in Cincinnati Under the Sea, an exhibit that runs through October 26. There’s a fascinating amount of history beneath our feet in Cincinnati and the surrounding area. In fact, […]

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Bildmuseet Hosts Fluid Encounters Between Art and Science Conference

This two-day conference on 2–3 October 2014, presents cross-disciplinary collaborations from the fields of visual art, science, architecture and performing arts. How are these collaborations manifested within the arts, and how do they add to the steadily expanding vocabulary of expressions? By exploring the hybrid spaces created through collaborations, Fluid Encounters Between Art and Science […]

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Museum Adds World War II Navy Wildcat Fighter to Gallery

Museum Adds World War II Navy Wildcat Fighter to Gallery

Sixteen-year restoration of warbird complete SEATTLE – After 16 years of meticulous restoration, The Museum of Flight’s 70-year-old General Motors FM-2 Wildcat fighter plane is now on permanent display in the Museum’s World War II gallery. This Grumman-designed aircraft was built under contract by General Motors for the U.S. Navy and delivered on December 27, […]

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National Air and Space Museum Announces the 2014 Heritage Family Day Series

The National Air and Space Museum presents a “Heritage Family Day” series celebrating ethnic and cultural diversity. The series coincides with national observances, focusing specifically on the contributions that diverse communities have made to aviation and space exploration. These activity-filled days, which take place at the museum’s National Mall building and its Steven F. Udvar-Hazy […]

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Museum of Science Boston Awarded $2.5 Million to Support Hall of Human Life

The Biogen Idec Foundation has awarded the Museum of Science, Boston a $2.5 million grant to support its Hall of Human Life exhibition. In addition, the dynamic multi-media laboratory at the exhibit’s focal point will be named the Biogen Idec Foundation Exploration Hub. Payable over five years, this is the largest single grant awarded by […]

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