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Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum present  Robotics at the Hangar

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum present Robotics at the Hangar

Come engage, experience and explore the cutting-edge technology of robotics at Wings Over the Rockies from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum Robots in today’s society are doing great things—things that humans can’t do, such as: • Exploring the planets and taking photos of the solar system • […]

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National Air and Space Museum Trophy Awarded to Joseph Sutter and the Mars Science Laboratory EDL Team

The 2013 Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Trophy will be awarded in the Lifetime Achievement category to Joseph Sutter and in the Current Achievement category to the Mars Science Laboratory Entry, Descent, and Landing Team. They will be presented their awards April 24 at a black-tie dinner in Washington, D.C. Established in 1985, the […]

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New Mexico Museum of Space History Welcomes Visitor Five Million

On Wednesday, March 6, 2013, the facility’s five millionth visitor walked through the door. Visitor Number Five Million, known to family and friends as Milan Bellile, and his wife Beverly were taken by surprise by the unexpected fanfare when he bought that very important admission ticket. “I was overwhelmed! This is certainly the highlight of […]

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A + D Museum present Airports of the Future

A + D Museum present Airports of the Future

A + D Museum present Airports of the Future an exhibition on view March 9th – April 7th.Tthe international student competition entries and winners of the Fentress Global Challenge 2011 as part of the larger traveling exhibition Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight which is featured in three parts in Los Angeles. […]

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Rare Spyplane Debuts in Museum Gallery March 13

Rare Spyplane Debuts in Museum Gallery March 13

Vietnam-era Lockheed Quiet Star added to permanent collection SEATTLE, – On March 13, one of only 11 Lockheed Quiet Star reconnaissance aircraft will be on permanent display in the Museum’s Great Gallery. This unusual Lockheed YO-3A spyplane served in Vietnam from 1970 to 1972. The United States Army used the ultra-quiet, propeller-driven plane to spot […]

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March 16-17 Soaring Expo Showcases  World of Silent Flight

March 16-17 Soaring Expo Showcases World of Silent Flight

Featured speaker is record-setting test pilot, Einar Enevoldson SEATTLE, – -Soaring Expo, the Seattle Glider Council’s annual celebration of the world of silent flight, is at The Museum of Flight the weekend of March 16-17. The event’s featured speaker is Einar Enevoldson, a former NASA test pilot who holds world flight records in everything from […]

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Lecture and Book Signing with Seven-Time Shuttle Astronaut

Astronaut Jerry Ross lectures March 2 SEATTLE, – Astronaut Jerry Ross will be at the Museum on Saturday, March 2 for a 2 p.m. lecture and book signing about his autobigraphy, “Spacewalker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’s Record-Setting Frequent Flyer.” Ross tells the story of how he became the most-launched astronaut in […]

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National Museum of American History Acquires Jaws of Life

Auto-safety innovations and initiatives, including the “Jaws of Life,” will join the National Museum of American History’s permanent research collections. They illustrate the evolution of automobile safety and represent technological achievements such as portable rescue devices and repositioned fuel tanks, as well as public-awareness and driver-safety campaigns. The recent acquisitions include a 1977 Hurst Power […]

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Antique Auto Museum at Hershey announces British Motorcycles in America exhibition

Antique Auto Museum at Hershey announces British Motorcycles in America exhibition

Antique Auto Museum at Hershey announces British Motorcycles in America on view March 15 – October 17, 2013. A retrospective of the classic British motorcycles imported to America from 1940 through the 1970s, when the power, performance, chrome and color of the great English machines dominated American racetracks and streets! Welcome Invasion focuses on the […]

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