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  • October 3, 2016

XPRIZE Private Spaceflight Luminaries Gather for Reception, Discussion, Book Signing Oct. 17

SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 2016--Twelve years ago on Oct. 4, manned private spaceflight became a reality with the second and final flight of SpaceShipOne; the accomplishment also earned the...


  • September 30, 2016

Museum Showcases Its Wonderful World of STEM Education Oct. 16

SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2016--The Museum of Flight unleashes all of its STEM-based education activities for "Exploration Expo," a free family event Oct. 16 from 1-5 p.m.
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  • September 30, 2016

Museum Showcases Its Wonderful World of STEM Education Oct. 16

SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2016--The Museum of Flight unleashes all of its STEM-based education activities for "Exploration Expo," a free family event Oct. 16 from 1-5 p.m.
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  • September 28, 2016

Museum Hosts "Spaceman: An Evening with Astronaut Mike Massimino" Oct. 14

SEATTLE, Sept. 13, 2016--On Oct. 14 the Museum hosts "Spaceman: An Evening with Astronaut Mike Massimino," a reception, lecture and book signing with the engaging spacewalker who...


  • September 21, 2016

The Force Captures Museum on Star Wars Reads Day Oct. 8

SEATTLE, Sept. 21, 2016--Disney Publishing Worldwide and its publishing partners hold the fifth annual Star Wars Reads Day on Oct. 8. The Museum of Flight joins hosts of Star Wars...


  • September 16, 2016

Free First Flights for Girls Sept. 24-25

SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2016--The Museum of Flight is offering free first flights in small planes to girls and young women on Sept. 24-25, 11 a.m to 5 p.m. The First Time Fliers...


  • September 12, 2016

Museum Event with Author Julian Guthrie and XPRIZE Spaceflight Luminaries Oct. 17

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SEATTLE, Sept 12, 2016--The Museum will host a reception and panel with best-selling author Julian Guthrie, who will discuss her new book about the Ansari XPRIZE...


  • September 9, 2016

Museum's Collection Adds Veteran Army Helicopter in November--With a Visit of the Active Duty Chopper Saturday Sept. 10

SEATTLE, Sept 9, 2016--The Museum will add a U.S. Army Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter to its collection in the fall, and this active duty helo will fly to the Museum Sept. 10...


  • September 8, 2016

U.S. Army Pilot Amber Smith Lecture and Book Signing Sept. 17

SEATTLE, Sept. 8, 2016--Former U.S. Army helicopter pilot Amber Smith visits the Museum on Sept. 17 to talk about her new book, "Danger Close: My Epic Journey as a Combat...


  • August 15, 2016

Museum to be Permanent Home to U.S. Navy F/A-18 Blue Angel

SEATTLE, Aug. 15, 2016--The National Naval Aviation Museum has granted The Museum of Flight the permanent loan of a McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C retired this year from the Blue...


  • July 20, 2016

Woodland Park Zoo Curator Reveals How Snakes Travel on Planes

SEATTLE, July 20, 2016--On July 30 at 2 p.m., Martin Ramirez, Curator of Mammals at Woodland Park Zoo will share air cargo stories of how wild animals really get around. The...


  • July 20, 2016

Wells Fargo Expands Educational Partnership with The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, July 20, 2016--At a luncheon ceremony held on July 15 at The Museum of Flight, Wells Fargo announced a new educational commitment--with a grant of $30,000--to The Museum...