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New Mexico Space History Museum Induct Original DC-X Team

The International Space Hall of Fame (ISHF) and the New Mexico Museum of Space History announced that the members of the original Delta Clipper Experimental (DC-X) Team have been inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame (ISHF). The DC-X Team will be the first group ever inducted into the ISHF. Every member of the […]

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National Museum of Mathematics announces The Secret Life of Squares

The National Museum of Mathematics presents The Secret Life of Squares on Friday, September 27 at 7:00 pm. What do mathematics and dance have in common? For years Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern have been showing the magical connections through highly physical, engaging choreography peppered with their unique brand of humor and entertaining audience interactions. […]

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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Displays Learjet C-21A

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Displays Learjet C-21A

One of the U.S. Air Force’s first C-21A aircraft landed at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The Learjet (now Bombardier Aerospace) C-21A twin turbofan-engine aircraft was the military version of the Learjet 35A business jet. It provided airlift for eight passengers and more than 3,000 pounds of cargo, […]

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Cooper-Hewitt Museum Acquires Planetary Application and Source Code

The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum announced the acquisition of the iPad music application Planetary, developed by Bloom Studio Inc., along with the underlying source code, which will be freely released to enable developers to build upon and incorporate it into other software design.Released in 2011, Planetary uses the visual metaphor of celestial bodies to represent […]

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Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) to open Bezos Center for Innovation on October 12

Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) to open Bezos Center for Innovation on October 12

The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) will unveil the Bezos Center for Innovation, on October 12. Announced for the first time in August 2011, the Bezos Center is the result of more than two years of research, planning, and design, and is generously supported by Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos. Featuring interactive experiences and special […]

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San Jose Museum of Art announces Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things

San Jose Museum of Art presents Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things an exhibition on view October 17, 2013 through February 2, 2014. When we think of brilliant design, we usually think of monumental feats of engineering, architecture, aeronautics, even city planning. Yet modest objects we use every day reflect the same process of […]

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National Air and Space Museum to display Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex on the Flight of Birds

The National Air and Space Museum will display Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex on the Flight of Birds in an exhibition on view from Sept. 13 until Oct. 22. The extraordinary document, created ca. 1505, shows da Vinci’s interest in human flight by exploring bird flight and behavior. It includes sketches and descriptions of devices and […]

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Helicopters at the National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center

On Saturday, Aug. 10, the National Air and Space Museum will present “Helicopters,” an educational family day at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. Part of the museum’s Super Science Saturdays series, the free event will take place from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Weather permitting, several helicopters will fly in for the […]

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Museum at Central School Selects Videotel Industrial Media Player

The Museum at Central School in Kalispell, Mont. recently installed Videotel’s new VP71 industrial DVD player in its newest interactive exhibit. The VP71 is an integral part of the new “History of Flathead Valley” exhibit, which chronicles the early Valley settlers as well as early transportation, agriculture, recreation, communities and communication in the region. The […]

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