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Jessica Packard
Email: jpackard@sdasm.org
San Diego Air & Space Museum
Phone 619.234.8291 x140
Fax 619.233.4526


recent press releases

3.20.2013 - Flying Cars led to Scholarships at the San Diego Air & Space Museum

       San Diego, CA - March 20, 2013 - This past weekend, the San Diego Air & Space Museum, with generous sponsorship from the Ford Motor Company Fund, launched its very first annual Fly Your Ride! Competition. Ten scholarship prizes were awarded to winners in each category,...

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3.11.2013 - Flying Cars and Paper Airplanes This Saturday at the San Diego Air & Space...

Contact: Jessica Packard San Diego Air & Space Museum Phone 619.234.8291 x140 Fax 619.233.4526 San Diego, CA - March 11, 2013 - Kids 12 and under are free this Saturday for the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s annual Paper Airplane Festival and the first-ever Fly Your Ride! competition...

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3.05.2013 - San Diego Air & Space Museum Receives Mellon Foundation 2012 Hidden Collections...

San Diego, CA - March 5, 2013 - The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) announced that the San Diego Air & Space Museum is a recipient of the Mellon Foundation’s 2012 Hidden Collections award for Increasing Access to Our Aerospace Heritage. This two year project will catalog...

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2.20.2013 - Former President Jimmy Carter Visits San Diego Air & Space Museum Today

  From L to R: Museum Chairman Mark Larson, First Lady Rosalynn Carter, President Jimmy Carter, and Museum CEO Jim Kidrick San Diego, CA - February 21, 2013 - Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States, made a special appearance today at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa...

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2.19.2013 - Creator of world's smallest sculptures, Willard Wigan, visits San Diego...

San Diego, CA - February 20, 2013 - Willard Wigan, famous micro-miniature sculptor visits the San Diego Air & Space Museum Monday for a special presentation of his amazing works. One of his sculptures, Buzz Aldrin, is currently on display in the Museum’s Ripley’s Believe It or Not! exhibition.  Described...

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2.13.2013 - San Diego Air & Space Museum Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

San Diego, CA - February 14, 2013 - The San Diego Air & Space Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary of opening to the public tomorrow, February 15th. In honor of 50 years of excellence, the Museum released its long-awaited guidebook, Celebrating: a History of the Museum and its Collections. The...

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1.28.2013 - Ripley's Believe It or Not! returns to San Diego for the first time in...

Special media preview Thursday evening and Saturday morning—please contact jpackard@sdasm.org or 619.234.8291 x140 for details San Diego, CA - January 28, 2013 - A brand new, one-of-a-kind Ripley’s Believe It or Not! exhibition opens February 1st at the San Diego Air & Space Museum....

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11.18.2012 - Buzz Aldrin, First Person to Land on Moon, Joins the Last Crew to Land...

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO MEET ASTRONAUTS San Diego, CA - November 19, 2012 - On December 1st, the last people to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan and Jack Schmitt, will join the family of the late Ron Evans at the San Diego Air & Space Museum for a special 40th Anniversary Celebration of their...

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11.14.2012 - Aviation and Space Legends Land in San Diego on November 17, 2012 as the...

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO MEET HONOREES, PLEASE CONTACT JESSICA PACKARD AT 716-208-5636 FOR INFORMATION ON SPECIAL MEDIA RECEPTION San Diego, CA - November 15, 2012 - This Saturday, November 17, 2012, the San Diego Air & Space Museum is honoring national and international air & space...

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11.04.2012 - Build a Flying Car and Win at the San Diego Air & Space Museum

San Diego, CA - November 5, 2012 - The San Diego Air & Space Museum, with generous sponsorship from the Ford Motor Company Fund, have launched "Fly Your Ride!," an exciting and engaging competition designed for students. The competition involves building a vehicle that can race down a ramp to see...

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