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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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Apollo 11 command module highlights Smithsonian exhibition coming to Cincinnati

Apollo 11 command module highlights Smithsonian exhibition coming to Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) today announced that CMC will be the fifth and final stop on the national tour of the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibition Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission. The exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission and explores the […]

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Lecture/Book Signing at the Museum of Flight Presents the New Space Race

Lecture/Book Signing at the Museum of Flight Presents the New Space Race

SEATTLE – On June 1, veteran science and spaceflight writer Leonard David shows there is a new space race to the Moon and it’s a lot more complicated than the old space race, involving multiple nations and corporations with their eyes on everything from scientific research to mining ventures. And the venture may extend to […]

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Special Agent Recalls Sleuthing for Missing Moon at the Museum of Flight

Special Agent Recalls Sleuthing for Missing Moon at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On May, 4 Joe Gutheinz, aka The Moon Rock Hunter, will talk about on his journey to locate and recover some of the most valuable items on Earth–Apollo-era Moon rocks. Gutheinz will detail his undercover law enforcement sting operation, Operation Lunar Eclipse, where with the help of billionaire H. Ross Perot and a […]

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Museum of Flight Awards Fourteen Post-Secondary Scholarships to Seattle Area Teens

Museum of Flight Awards Fourteen Post-Secondary Scholarships to Seattle Area Teens

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight’s Boeing Academy for STEM Learning annual scholarship program awarded $314,500 in scholarships to 12 Seattle area high school students this past week. The 2019 scholarships include two post-secondary scholarships of $29,500 per year for four years for recipients to pursue a STEM degree that is directly connected to aviation […]

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Museum of Flight announce Press Preview for Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission Exhibition

Museum of Flight announce Press Preview for Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission Exhibition

TUKWILA, Wash., – Like the deep first rumble of a rocket launch, international momentum is building for this summer’s July celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, and the Museum’s signature exhibition of 2019, Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission, with its centerpiece Apollo 11 spacecraft, is poised to be a […]

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