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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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Stealth Fighter Pilot Tells What It’s Like to Fly the “Invisible Airplane” at the Museum of Flight

Stealth Fighter Pilot Tells What It’s Like to Fly the “Invisible Airplane” at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – The angular F-117 Nighthawk is one of the most distinctive fighter planes ever made. Former F-117 pilot Lorin Long provides an in-depth briefing of the famous “Stealth Fighter.” Lorin will tell what it’s like to fly this once top secret fighter, and he’ll show declassified combat footage of how the nearly radar-invisible planes […]

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Buzz Aldrin’s Moon Spacesuit Gloves and Helmet at the Museum of Flight

Buzz Aldrin’s Moon Spacesuit Gloves and Helmet at the Museum of Flight

TUKWILA, Wash., – The upcoming Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibition took a giant leap closer to its April 13 opening with the installation of Buzz Aldrin’s spacesuit gloves and helmet. The delicate work was accomplished by staff from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum and The Museum of Flight. Working under subdued […]

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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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