San Diego Air & Space Museum
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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
10.13.2009 - Robots Invade San Diego Air & Space Museum
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is proud to host the 1st Annual FIRST Robotics Day at the Museum on Saturday October 17, 2009. The event, free with paid Museum admission, will showcase young students and their robot inventions. The public will have the opportunity to see these robots in action and...read
10.11.2009 - Green Ideas For Life Video Scholarship Competition
The San Diego Air & Space Museum, along with Ford Motor Company Fund, is encouraging everyone to help make the Earth a better place by offering five $500 scholarships as part of the 2009 “Green Ideas for Life” video competition. Interested filmmakers must submit a one to two- minute video...read
9.30.2009 - Kids Can Have Fun While Learning How to Save Our Planet
Join the San Diego Air & Space Museum on Saturday October 10th for our annual environmentally-themed family day, "Green Skills for Life," presented by Ford Motor Company Fund. We have an exciting range of fun, hands-on, and educational activities planned for the day—all designed to help your...read
9.22.2009 - NASA and SDASM Present Space Author Andrew Chaikin
On Saturday, October 3rd, science journalist and space historian Andrew Chaikin is scheduled to discuss the exciting events chronicled in his award-winning book, A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts at the San Diego Air & Space Museum. Chaikin's book is widely regarded as the...read
9.13.2009 - Snoopy Soars into the San Diego Air and Space Museum
Just before the first man landed on the moon, Charlie Brown and Snoopy soared through space with NASA’s Apollo 10 mission in May 1969. To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA, now on display at the San Diego Air & Space Museum, examines the history of Apollo 10 and the Peanuts characters’...read
9.02.2009 - Museum Rescues Only Remaining Lockheed L10-E, Media Opportunity Saturday
On Saturday September 5th, The San Diego Air & Space Museum is scheduled to receive "Muriel," a sister airplane to the one Amelia Earhart flew on her final flight 72 years ago. The Museum will assist with assembly and restoration of the Lockheed Electra L10-E for Grace McGuire, an aviator with hopes...read
8.27.2009 - Museum Rescues Only Remaining Lockheed L10-E, Named After Muriel, Amelia...
On Wednesday September 2nd, The San Diego Air & Space Museum is scheduled to receive “Muriel,” a sister airplane to the one Amelia Earhart flew on her final flight 72 years ago. The Museum will assist with assembly and restoration of the Lockheed Electra L10-E for Grace McGuire, an aviator...read
8.19.2009 - Living Legends to Visit San Diego for Historic Weekend, September 4-5,...
The San Diego Air & Space Museum and the USS Midway Museum have partnered to pay tribute to the 40th anniversary of America's lunar exploration this September 4th and 5th with Race to the Moon: A Celebration with Space Legends. The weekend events honor the heroic achievements of the Mercury, Gemini...read
7.28.2009 - USA Olympic Luge Team Conducts Critical Wind Tunnel Testing in San Diego...
On August 3, reigning World Champion Erin Hamlin, along with two-time Olympic medalist Mark Grimmette, will head to the Low Speed Wind Tunnel at the San Diego Air & Space Technology Center to conduct a series of tests in preparation for the upcoming luge season, including the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver,...read