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5.11.2015 - Arsenal of Democracy Flyover commemorates 70th Anniversary of VE Day
Washington D.C. - On Friday, May 8, 2015, the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, one of the most diverse arrays of World War II aircraft ever assembled flew over the WWII Memorial, National Mall, and our nation’s capitol to honor the heroes who fought in the War and those on the home...read
4.13.2015 - San Diego Air & Space Museum Receives $99,000 Grant to Catalog 165,000...
The San Diego Air & Space Museum has received a $99,000 grant to process and catalog 165,000 historic photo negatives from the Atlas missile and space launch systems that were built designed, developed, tested and manufactured by the Convair/General Dynamics Corporation in San Diego. Designed...read
4.08.2015 - San Diego Air & Space Museum hosts 14 World War II Veterans who received...
L to R: Captain Jay F. Walker; Captain William J. O’Leary; First Lieutenant Darrel D. Eichhoff; Technical Sergeant Gilbert “Max” Foss; Technical Sergeant Rudolph Villalobos; Staff Sergeant George R. Leyva; Staff Sergeant Thomas M. Rice; Staff Sergeant Seichi Sakaida; Staff Sergeant...read
3.23.2015 - San Diego Air & Space Museum Celebrates Apollo 13's 45th Anniversary
Front, L to R: Sy Liebergot, Chuck Friedlander, Gerry Griffin, Milt Windler and Gene Kranz. Rear, L to R: Charlie Duke, Walt Cunningham, Bill Anders, Al Worden, Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, Rusty Schweickart, Joe Engle, Glynn Lunney, Jack Lousma and Gene Cernan. San Diego, CA March 23, 2015 –...read
3.18.2015 - Apollo 13 45th Anniversary To Be Celebrated at San Diego Air & Space Museum:...
San Diego, CA – March 17, 2015 – More than 500 people will celebrate the 2015 Centennial of the Pan American Exposition through one of the most memorable space flights in history, the Apollo 13 crew, when astronauts Jim Lovell and Fred Haise join the San Diego Air & Space Museum this...read
12.03.2014 - New Space Vehicle Orion Launching December 4th; Apollo 9 On Exhibit at...
Contact: Diane Sutherland San Diego Air & Space Museum Phone 619.234.8291 x109 Fax 619.233.4526 With the impending launch of the brand new Orion spacecraft, NASA is returning to the type of spacecraft America flew to the moon four decades ago. Just as this Orion launch is a precursor...read
11.04.2014 - Legends of Flight Landed in San Diego November 1st for World's Most Prestigious...
From L to R, Museum President & CEO Jim Kidrick, Garry Ridge (WD-40 Company), Joe Engle, Fitz Fulton, Pat Prentiss (The 99's), Roger Schaufele, Gigi Coleman (Bessie Coleman), Brad Bernard (Boeing) and Jack Dailey. San Diego, CA - November 4, 2014 - The International Air & Space Hall of Fame...read
10.22.2014 - Astronaut, Space Shuttle Commander and Famed X-15 Rocket Plane Test Pilot...
San Diego, CA - October 22, 2014 - Astronaut Joe Engle is one of eight honorees being inducted into this year’s International Air & Space Hall of Fame Induction Celebration. Engle is the only human to have flown two different types of winged vehicles in space. He has flown over 185...read
9.09.2014 - WWII U.S. Marine Raider Sculpture, "Soul of the Forward and Faithful,"...
San Diego, CA - September 09, 2014 - The San Diego Air & Space Museum presents a limited opportunity September 30th, 9am-10am to see the premiere unveiling of life-like bronze statue, "Soul of the Forward and Faithful," by nationally recognized sculptor Mardie Rees, before it travels to its home...read
8.12.2014 - Legends of Flight Land in San Diego November 1st to Join World's Most Prestigious...
San Diego, CA – August 12, 2014– The International Air & Space Hall of Fame Induction Celebration introduces its Distinguished Class of 2014. On Saturday, November 1, 2014, in the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Pavilion of Flight, guests from around the world join the honorees...read