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5.26.2010 - San Diego Air & Space Museum's Historic Ford Building Celebrates 75th Anniversary
The San Diego Air & Space Museum celebrates the 75th anniversary of one of San Diego's most distinctive and beloved icons on Saturday, May 29th. From its dramatic hillside location overlooking the city, the historic Ford Building's beautiful architecture makes it instantly recognizable to millions...read
5.12.2010 - Leading Efforts to Digitize Aerospace History
The San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) is proud to announce the launch of possibly the largest online collection of aviation images in the world. By using Flickr.com, the entire SDASM Library & Archives digitized photo collection will eventually be viewable via the internet anywhere...read
4.18.2010 - Meet an Astronaut at the San Diego Air & Space Museum's Seventh Annual...
The San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Space Day celebration is set to launch on Saturday, May 8th, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Come and engage in fun hands-on demonstrations, giveaways, and activities with local and national space experts. Space Day is FREE for children 17 and under and...read
3.14.2010 - Paper Airplane Festival Unfolds at the San Diego Air & Space Museum
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is set to launch its annual Paper Airplane Festival, this Saturday at 11am. Attendees will participate in a family-friendly, inspirational and educational day at the Museum, enjoying hands-on experiences while gaining insight into the science of flight by creating...read
2.28.2010 - San Diego World War II Hero to be Awarded French Legion of Honor Medal
On Saturday, March 6th, the French Republic will recognize Colonel Steven Pisanos of Rancho Bernado with the Legion of Honor Medal for his remarkable accomplishments during World War II. The Medal, created by Napoleon in 1802, is the highest honor France bestows upon people who achieve remarkable deeds...read
2.22.2010 - Space Exploration Unconference Set For February 27-28, 2010
All systems are go for the launch of SpaceUp, the world's first public unconference devoted to space exploration and development, on Saturday and Sunday, February 27 and 28, 2010, at the San Diego Air & Space Museum. Organized by the non-profit San Diego Space Society and sponsored by NASA, registration...read
2.01.2010 - USA Olympic Luge Team Conducts Critical Wind Tunnel Testing Tomorrow in...
On Wednesday February 3rd, Olympic silver and bronze medalist Mark Grimmette heads to the San Diego Low Speed Wind Tunnel to conduct a series of tests in preparation for the upcoming 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Canada. Grimmette, of Muskegon, Mich., will focus on finalizing the Olympic team...read
1.26.2010 - SDASM's new blockbuster exhibition The Science of...Aliens opens Monday
The Science of...Aliens - the largest and most in-depth exhibition to examine the possibility of life on other worlds—opens at the San Diego Air & Space Museum on Monday, February 1, 2010. The Science of...Aliens blends our fascination with life on other planets with the work of leading scientists...read
11.16.2009 - San Diego Air & Space Museum selects
On November 21, the San Diego Air & Space Museum is honoring national and international air & space legends at its 46th Hall of Fame Induction and Gala. Each honoree was selected for their historic contributions to aviation, space, or aviation technology. This spectacular evening attracts numerous...read
10.19.2009 - San Diego Air and Space Museum Unveils Amelia Plane to Coincide With Movie...
On Friday, October 23, The San Diego Air & Space Museum will unveil its Lockheed Vega 5B used in the movie Amelia, starring Academy Award-winning actress Hillary Swank. The plane was created as a prop for the film Amelia and was donated to the Museum by Avalon Pictures. Amelia Earhart flew a Lockheed...read