San Diego Air & Space Museum
Phone 619.234.8291 x140
recent press releases
11.26.2013 - Museum's Bell X-1, Aircraft Used to Break Sound Barrier, to be Hung in...
San Diego, CA – November 26, 2013 – The San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Bell X-1 reproduction, the aircraft used to break the sound barrier in 1947, is scheduled to be hung in their Rotunda tomorrow morning. The aircraft was a two-year restoration project that involved over a dozen...read
11.20.2013 - Museum Receives Rare Historic Atlas Rocket Film Collection--Only One of...
San Diego, CA - November 20, 2013 - The San Diego Air & Space Museum received a historic Atlas space launch vehicle film collection donation from Lockheed Martin and United Launch Alliance (ULA), totaling approximately 3,000 reels of 16-millimeter film. The collection is being digitized by the...read
10.10.2013 - Original Mercury 7 Astronaut Scott Carpenter Passes Away at Age 88
San Diego, CA – October 10, 2013 - The second American to orbit the Earth, Scott Carpenter, has passed away at age 88. Carpenter was selected as one of America’s original seven astronauts in 1959. He served as the backup pilot for John Glenn, who made America’s first manned orbital...read
8.20.2013 - International Air & Space Hall of Fame Selects Class of 2013; Legends of...
MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO MEET HONOREES San Diego, CA - August 20, 2013 - November 16, 2013, the International Air & Space Hall of Fame Induction Celebration introduces its “Distinguished Class of 2013”: This spectacular evening at the San Diego Air & Space Museum attracts...read
8.16.2013 - USA Luge Returns to San Diego Air & Space Museum?s Wind Tunnel Monday for...
***Members of the media interested in attending the test should contact Jessica Packard at 716.208.5636 or email@example.com for details. This is not open to the public, only media. Please note, the Museum’s Low Speed Wind Tunnel is located at 3050 Pacific Highway*** San Diego, CA - August 16,...read
6.13.2013 - 13 Talented San Diego Region High School Graduates Receive College Scholarships...
San Diego, CA - June 13, 2013 - The San Diego Air & Space Museum's mission statement is to inspire young people to tackle the challenges of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics academic disciplines and to make-a-difference in the world through an innovative, adventurous spirit. To...read
4.05.2013 - Hear From a Real Space Station Astronaut & Kids Free at the San Diego Air...
The San Diego Air & Space Museum's Space Day celebration is set to launch on Saturday, May 11th, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Space Day features demonstrations, giveaways, and fun, hands-on activities with local and national space experts. Visitors also have the chance to meet and talk to Garrett...read
3.20.2013 - Flying Cars led to Scholarships at the San Diego Air & Space Museum
San Diego, CA - March 20, 2013 - This past weekend, the San Diego Air & Space Museum, with generous sponsorship from the Ford Motor Company Fund, launched its very first annual Fly Your Ride! Competition. Ten scholarship prizes were awarded to winners in each category,...read
3.11.2013 - Flying Cars and Paper Airplanes This Saturday at the San Diego Air & Space...
Contact: Jessica Packard San Diego Air & Space Museum Phone 619.234.8291 x140 Fax 619.233.4526 San Diego, CA - March 11, 2013 - Kids 12 and under are free this Saturday for the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s annual Paper Airplane Festival and the first-ever Fly Your Ride! competition...read
3.05.2013 - San Diego Air & Space Museum Receives Mellon Foundation 2012 Hidden Collections...
San Diego, CA - March 5, 2013 - The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) announced that the San Diego Air & Space Museum is a recipient of the Mellon Foundation’s 2012 Hidden Collections award for Increasing Access to Our Aerospace Heritage. This two year project will catalog...read