San Diego Air & Space Museum
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5.23.2011 - Museum Marathon: Two San Diegans to spend 26.2 days in Balboa Park
San Diego, Calif. – Who really wants to live at their job? Sure, there are plenty of people who do it—investment bankers, medical residents, cruise ship staff—but most of us would rather wake up to a hot breakfast at home. Two adventurous twentysomethings who work at the Balboa Park...read
5.01.2011 - Meet an Astronaut & Kids Free at the San Diego Air & Space Museum's Eighth...
San Diego, CA - May 2, 2011 -The San Diego Air & Space Museum's Space Day celebration is set to launch on Saturday, May 28th, 2011 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...read
4.07.2011 - The San Diego Air & Space Museum Celebrates 50 Years of Spaceflight by...
San Diego, CA - April 8, 2011 - 50 years after Yuri Gagarin's historic flight into space, the San Diego Air & Space Museum is playing a pivotal role in reuniting two pieces of unique footage of Yuri Gagarin long thought lost and separated forever by using its brand new hi-def digitizer. The 16mm...read
4.06.2011 - Mickey Rooney, Famed Hollywood Star, Joins San Diego Air & Space Museum...
San Diego, CA - April 7, 2011 - Mickey Rooney, famous actor known for National Velvet (1944) with Elizabeth Taylor, The Bridges at Toko-Ri (as a Navy fighter pilot) (1954), Black Stallion (1979) and most recently Night at the Museum (2006) is appearing at the San Diego Air & Space Museum's...read
3.13.2011 - Kids Free at Paper Airplane Festival This Saturday at the San Diego Air...
San Diego, CA - March 14, 2011 - The San Diego Air & Space Museum is set to launch its annual Paper Airplane Festival, Saturday, March 19. Attendees will participate in a family-friendly, inspirational and educational day at the Museum, enjoying hands-on experiences while gaining insight...read
1.10.2011 - Apollo 11 Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin "Walks" into San Diego Air & Space Museum...
February 1st at 1:00p.m., Museum visitors can meet Buzz Aldrin who, together with Neil Armstrong, became the first person to land on the moon on the Apollo 11 lunar mission. Visitors can purchase a copy of his recent memoir Magnificent Desolation and have it personally signed by him. Also, copies of...read
12.06.2010 - San Diego Air & Space Museum Awarded Highest National Recognition; Accreditation...
The San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) has been awarded accreditation from the American Association of Museums (AAM), their highest national recognition. Accreditation signifies excellence within the museum community, to the general public, government agencies, educators, funders, and donors. AAM...read
11.16.2010 - Four San Diego County Students win $1000 Scholarships from the San Diego...
Four San Diego County Students win $1000 Scholarships from the San Diego Air & Space Museum & Ford Motor Company Fund San Diego, CA - November 16, 2010 - This year as part of the annual "Green Skills for Life" competition, the San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) and Ford Motor Company Fund...read
6.30.2010 - Museum Opens New 3D/4D Theater & Interactive Kid Zone
San Diego, CA—July 1, 2010—The San Diego Air & Space Museum opened their new 3D/4D Zable Theater today, the first of its kind in Balboa Park. The 3D/4D Zable Theater is very advanced, employing interactive seats and unique special effects that are built into the theater itself. By creating...read
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