Museum Offers Exclusive Dinner Party with Astronaut 

Seven-time astronaut Jerry Ross honored guest at reception and dinner March 1


SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2013--On March 1 the Museum will host a unique reception and dinner based upon a dinner party for Queen Elizabeth II at the NASA Johnson Space Center in 1991. The NASA dinner was held next to the agency's Space Shuttle Trainer, which is now a part of the Museum's collection. The Museum event will be held next to the Trainer with special guest and seven-time space shuttle astronaut Jerry Ross. Ross is one of the experienced astronauts in history, whose career spanned the entire space shuttle program.

The dinner with astronaut Jerry Ross includes a no-host bar reception at 5:30 p.m., and dinner at 6:30 p.m. catered by McCormick & Schmick's. Attendees will also receive a signed copy of Ross' new book, "Spacewalker." Price is id="mce_marker"35 non-Museum members/ id="mce_marker"15 members. Tickets are available through

For more information, please see the Museum Website.

Image: A night view of the Charles Simonyi Space Gallery at The Museum of Flight. Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight, Seattle. 


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The independent, non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, attracting more than 500,000 visitors annually. The Museum's collection includes more than 160 historically significant air- and spacecraft, the original manufacturing facility of The Boeing Co., and the world's only full-scale NASA Space Shuttle Trainer. The Museum's aviation and space library and archives are the largest on the West Coast. More than 100,000 individuals are served annually by the Museum's on-site and outreach educational programs. The Museum of Flight is accredited by the American Association of Museums, and is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.


The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is id="mce_marker"8 for adults, id="mce_marker"5 for seniors 65 and older, id="mce_marker"5 for active military, id="mce_marker"0 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick's Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit


Mike Bush 

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Ted Huetter
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