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David Neville
San Diego Air & Space Museum
Phone 619.234.8291 x140
Fax 619.233.4526

recent press releases

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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...

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