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Jessica Packard
Email: jpackard@sdasm.org
San Diego Air & Space Museum
Phone 619.234.8291 x140
Fax 619.233.4526


recent press releases

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,...

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6.30.2009 - Preserving the Voices of History

San Diego has long been considered "The Air Capital of the West," as many important aviation events occurred in our area. The San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) has joined with five other San Diego museum partners for a collaborative oral history project to record this rich history before these stories...

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6.21.2009 - Famed Flying Wing Joins San Diego Air and Space Museum Collection on Wednesday

National Geographic Channel (NGC) and Northrop Grumman Corporation teamed up to build a Horten 229 flying wing replica for Hitler's Stealth Fighter, a new documentary premiering June 28, 2009 at 9:00 p.m. The top-secret Nazi stealth fighter was reconstructed to determine if Hitler's military had stealth...

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6.04.2009 - America's First Woman in Space, Sally Ride, Lands at San Diego Air & Space...

Dr. Sally Ride, America's First Woman in Space, will be at the San Diego Air & Space Museum on June 13th for a talk and book signing. Attendees will hear about Dr. Ride's personal exploration of our fragile home planet as she shares excerpts from her newest book Mission: Planet Earth. Event Information:...

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6.03.2009 - Discovery Channel Discovers San Diego Air & Space Museum - Highlights Doing...

Enormous, full-size Leonardo da Vinci recreations from the popular Discovery Channel Show, Doing DaVinci, joined the San Diego Air & Space Museum's exhibition, The Da Vinci Experience this week. "We truly appreciate the Discovery Channel's partnership" said Jim Kidrick, Air & Space Museum President....

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4.08.2009 - The San Diego Air & Space Museum's Sixth Annual Space Day

The San Diego Air & Space Museum's Space Day celebration is set to launch on Saturday, May 9th, 2009 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 with admission to the Museum. Invited presenters...

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2.23.2009 - U.S. Navy Blue Angels' #1 F/A18 Hornet "Flies" into the San Diego Air &...

Media opportunity available tomorrow, Tuesday February 24 from 5PM-7PM to meet 2009 Blue Angels during unveiling of the new aircraft. Blue Angel Team Leader, Commander Greg McWherter, is available for media interviews prior to and after unveiling. Please call 619.234.8291 x140 or email jpackard@sdasm.org...

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2.18.2009 - San Diego Air & Space Museum Launches New Online Store

San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) announced today that they have officially launched their online e-commerce store site, www.airandspacestore.com. The goal of the online store is to give aviation enthusiasts a place to find unique and collectible aviation related products. With...

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1.23.2009 - Da Vinci Machines Coming to San Diego Air and Space Museum

Leonardo da Vinci remains one of the most fascinating people history has ever known. The San Diego Air & Space Museum brings to life da Vinci's visions and ideas at The Da Vinci Experience, opening January 31, 2009. While Leonardo da Vinci's genius as an artist is renowned, the new exhibition at...

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1.23.2008 - San Diego Air & Space Museum: New Exhibit: Gangsters, Glamour, and Glory:...

Opening February 2, 2008, Gangsters, Glamour, and Glory is a period exhibit featuring historical items from all over the United States, highlighting the exciting 1930s. The exhibit highlights a unique period in our country's history; gangsters on and off the silver screen, the glamour of design and...

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