San Diego Air & Space Museum
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recent press releases
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
5.12.2010 - Leading Efforts to Digitize Aerospace History
The San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) is proud to announce the launch of possibly the largest online collection of aviation images in the world. By using Flickr.com, the entire SDASM Library & Archives digitized photo collection will eventually be viewable via the internet anywhere...read
4.18.2010 - Meet an Astronaut at the San Diego Air & Space Museum's Seventh Annual...
The San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Space Day celebration is set to launch on Saturday, May 8th, 2010 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 17 and under and...read
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...read
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...read
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...read