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Seattle Aviator Presents Preview of Upcoming Global Flight in Replica 1924 Aircraft

Seattle Aviator Presents Preview of Upcoming Global Flight in Replica 1924 Aircraft

SEATTLE – eattle aviator Bob Dempster plans to recreate a flight around the world that was the “Moonshot” of 1924. And he is going to do it flying a homemade replica of one of the original planes. On March 3, Dempster will share his amazing story about the first global flight and his plans for […]

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Metal casting workshop set for April at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Metal casting workshop set for April at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a metal casting workshop in its working shipyard from Wednesday, April 10, through Friday, April 12, with an additional day on Sunday, April 14. Held from 9am-4pm on all four days, the workshop is for participants ages 16 and older, with class-size limited and […]

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Motor workshops at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this spring

Motor workshops at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this spring

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. has two spring workshops to help boaters get their outboard engines ready for boating season. On Saturday, March 30, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Recommissioning Your Outboard Motor will lead participants through checking the engine’s running condition and temperature, understanding ignition and starting systems, and learning […]

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Museum of Flight Announce Tours of 747 Lounge for Jumbo Jet’s 50th Anniversary

Museum of Flight Announce Tours of 747 Lounge for Jumbo Jet’s 50th Anniversary

SEATTLE – The Museum’s iconic Boeing 747 prototype first took flight on February 9, 1969, and in celebration of this 50th anniversary there will be a weekend of special activities. On Feb. 9, there will be tours of the main cabin and a 2 p.m. public presentation with expert talks and video clips detailing the […]

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NASA astronaut Greg “Ray J” Johnson to speak at the Museum of Flight

NASA astronaut Greg “Ray J” Johnson to speak at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On Feb. 2, astronaut Greg “Ray J” Johnson will talk about his adventures as a NASA pilot flying everything from the space shuttle on the final Hubble telescope serving mission, to the bulbous Super Guppy that delivered the shuttle trainer to The Museum of Flight. He will also talk about his new work […]

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Fallen Astronauts Remembered at the Museum of Flight

Fallen Astronauts Remembered at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – From Jan. 25-Feb. 3 the Museum honors the astronauts lost in service during NASA’s Apollo and space shuttle programs. Special exhibits will look at Apollo 1 (Jan. 27, 1967) and the space shuttles Challenger (January 28, 1986) and Columbia (Feb. 1, 2003). On Jan. 26 at 2 p.m., the Museum’s Curator for Space […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) announce new Space Exploration Gallery

Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) announce new Space Exploration Gallery

CINCINNATI – On December 21, 1968, Apollo 8 blasted off on what would be the first manned mission to orbit the moon and return safely, setting the stage for the successful Apollo 11 mission’s first landing just months later. Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is preparing a new Space Exploration Gallery that will celebrate the Apollo […]

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Science adventure newest exhibit to open at Cincinnati Museum Center

Science adventure newest exhibit to open at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is supercharging your favorite science experiments and bringing them to life in explosive fashion. The first phase of CMC’s new Science Interactives Gallery will allow amateur scientists and the perpetually curious to hoist themselves up with pulleys, watch clouds form, knock down targets with concentrated walls of air and […]

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Apollo 11 Spacecraft Lands at the Museum of Flight in Seattle

Apollo 11 Spacecraft Lands at the Museum of Flight in Seattle

SEATTLE – The historic spacecraft that astronauts flew to the first Moon landing will be the centerpiece of the Museum’s signature 2019 exhibit—Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission. The exhibition will be on view April 13-Sept. 2, and includes special programs and grand celebrations for July’s 50th anniversary of the giant leap for humanity. The […]

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