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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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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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