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Students at Museum of Flight to Speak with a NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Students at Museum of Flight to Speak with a NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

SEATTLE – On March 2, hundreds of greater Seattle middle and high school students will meet in The Museum of Flight’s theater as the big screen beams a live video chat with NASA astronaut Jessica Meir aboard the International Space Station. The students in the Northwest and around the world participated in a NASA and […]

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Museum of Flight Host’s World’s First Army Enlistment Ceremony from Space

Museum of Flight Host’s World’s First Army Enlistment Ceremony from Space

SEATTLE – It’s not quite the Space Force, but it will be the first-ever U.S. military oath of enlistment ceremony from space. On Feb. 26 at 9:50 a.m., the Museum, NASA and U.S. Army Recruiting will host a live video link with the International Space Station, where U.S. Army Col./NASA astronaut Dr. Andrew Morgan will […]

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Museum of Flight Adds Historic Army Helicopter to Collection

Museum of Flight Adds Historic Army Helicopter to Collection

SEATTLE – A recently retired, veteran U.S. Army Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter will make a new home at the Museum on Feb. 8. Nicknamed My Old Lady, it was the oldest flyable Chinook in the world-wide Army inventory when it was taken off of flight status in 2017 after 54 years of service.The military workhorse […]

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Museum of Flight Opens Aviation Engine Exhibit

Museum of Flight Opens Aviation Engine Exhibit

SEATTLE – A new exhibit at The Museum of Flight, This Way Up: Aircraft Engine Design, demonstrates the evolution and impact of aviation engine design over the past 120 years. The exhibit also tells a story of innovation driven by individuals, companies, and historical events. On display are ten aircraft engines from the Museum’s collection, […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center’s STEM Girls inspires tomorrow’s innovators

Cincinnati Museum Center’s STEM Girls inspires tomorrow’s innovators

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is working to bridge the gender gap in STEM fields and inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers and chemists with STEM Girls. The free program connects girls (and boys) ages 7 to 14 with local women STEM professionals through hands-on programming that showcases just how cool STEM fields […]

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Museum of Flight Program Offers Talks with First Responders to Apollo 11’s Splashdown

Museum of Flight Program Offers Talks with First Responders to Apollo 11’s Splashdown

TUKWILA, Wash – On July 27 at 7 p.m., U.S. Navy helicopter pilot Bruce Johnson, and Apollo 11 Flight Surgeon Bill Carpentier discuss their famous roles in recovering the Apollo 11 astronauts moments after the Moonshot splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. They were among the first people to great the returning Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins, […]

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Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary at Cincinnati Museum Center

Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Celebrate the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the Moon at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) July 20. CMC’s celebration includes hourly screenings of Apollo 11: First Steps Edition in the OMNIMAX® Theater, programming throughout the building and the opportunity to see a moon rock and other artifacts from the historic mission. CMC’s […]

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