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New Exhibit Reveals a Hidden World of Science in Your Backyard – Backyard Adventures Opens June 9 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

New Exhibit Reveals a Hidden World of Science in Your Backyard – Backyard Adventures Opens June 9 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

PHILADELPHIA — Step into a garden of wonders and experience the fascinating science that’s literally in your own backyard in a new exhibit opening Friday, June 9, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Backyard Adventures is filled with interactive play stations where families can investigate the great outdoors and discover a hidden […]

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Museum of Flight Music and Drinks Event Features Apollo 8 Astronaut and Best-Selling Space Author

Museum of Flight Music and Drinks Event Features Apollo 8 Astronaut and Best-Selling Space Author

Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders joins author of “Apollo 13,” Jeffrey Kluger SEATTLE – On May 20, The Museum of Flight hosts a 1960s-themed music and drinks event, Earthrise: An Evening with Apollo 8, with special guest Jeffery Kluger, best-selling author (with Jim Lovell) of “Apollo 13.” The subject of his new book, “Apollo 8 […]

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Press Preview for New APOLLO Exhibit at The Museum of Flight

Press Preview for New APOLLO Exhibit at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On Thursday, May 18 at 10 a.m. The Museum of Flight welcomes members of the press to an exclusive preview of its new exhibit about the 1960s Space Race, APOLLO. Two exciting new announcements will be revealed at the event, and the special guest speaker is explorer David Concannon, who helped lead Bezos […]

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Museum of Flight Hosts 4th Annual SpaceFest May 20-21

Museum of Flight Hosts 4th Annual SpaceFest May 20-21

SpaceFest 2017: The Lunar Legacy celebrates the opening weekend of the Museum’s new APOLLO exhibit SEATTLE – This year’s SpaceFest: The Lunar Legacy, complements the opening weekend of the Museum’s new APOLLO exhibit with astronauts, space luminaries, family activities and VR experiences. These events are free with Museum admission. Saturday programs include discussions detailing the […]

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The Birdie Has Landed… at The Museum of Flight

The Birdie Has Landed… at The Museum of Flight

Recovered golf ball from famous Apollo 14 “Moon Shot” now on exhibit SEATTLE – Some 45 years after tee off, a golf ball, believed to have been the very same ball Alan Shepard shanked on the Moon was found washed up along the coastline in Grays Harbor, WA. This ball is now on display at […]

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Major Artifact Installed in New APOLLO Gallery at The Museum of Flight

Major Artifact Installed in New APOLLO Gallery at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Last week the Museum of Flight received a special delivery– a full-scale F-1 rocket engine, received on loan from the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. The F-1 engine remains the most powerful single-nozzle, liquid-fueled rocket engine ever developed. Standing 19 feet tall and 12 feet wide, the installation was a careful and collaborative […]

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The Baby Boeing 737 Celebrates Its Big Five-O at the Museum of Flight

The Baby Boeing 737 Celebrates Its Big Five-O at the Museum of Flight

Public birthday party for the Museum’s prototype twinjet features an appearance by Brien Wygle, pilot of the first flight SEATTLE – On April 9, the Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 737’s first flight. A panel presentation at noon will include maiden flight pilot Brien Wygle, and original 737 engineers Bob Bogash […]

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March is Mars Madness at the Museum of Flight

March is Mars Madness at the Museum of Flight

Weekend presentations and lectures look at our missions to the Red Planet SEATTLE – Mars drives the Museum mad in March with planetary scientists, engineers, space geeks and all manner of people attracted to the Red Planet. Every Saturday in March, the Museum offers lectures from experts in the exploration and study of Mars. March […]

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Smithsonian Selects The Museum of Flight to Exhibit Apollo 11 Spacecraft on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Smithsonian Selects The Museum of Flight to Exhibit Apollo 11 Spacecraft on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Historic exhibition will be at the Museum March 16 – Sept. 2, 2019 SEATTLE – The Smithsonian Institution announced at a ceremony today that the Apollo 11 command module Columbia–the only portion of the historic spacecraft to complete the first mission to land a man on the moon and safely return him to Earth–will be […]

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