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media contact

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


recent press releases

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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9.22.2009 - NASA and SDASM Present Space Author Andrew Chaikin

On Saturday, October 3rd, science journalist and space historian Andrew Chaikin is scheduled to discuss the exciting events chronicled in his award-winning book, A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts at the San Diego Air & Space Museum. Chaikin's book is widely regarded as the...

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9.13.2009 - Snoopy Soars into the San Diego Air and Space Museum

Just before the first man landed on the moon, Charlie Brown and Snoopy soared through space with NASA’s Apollo 10 mission in May 1969. To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA, now on display at the San Diego Air & Space Museum, examines the history of Apollo 10 and the Peanuts characters’...

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9.02.2009 - Museum Rescues Only Remaining Lockheed L10-E, Media Opportunity Saturday

On Saturday September 5th, The San Diego Air & Space Museum is scheduled to receive "Muriel," a sister airplane to the one Amelia Earhart flew on her final flight 72 years ago. The Museum will assist with assembly and restoration of the Lockheed Electra L10-E for Grace McGuire, an aviator with hopes...

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8.27.2009 - Museum Rescues Only Remaining Lockheed L10-E, Named After Muriel, Amelia...

On Wednesday September 2nd, The San Diego Air & Space Museum is scheduled to receive “Muriel,” a sister airplane to the one Amelia Earhart flew on her final flight 72 years ago. The Museum will assist with assembly and restoration of the Lockheed Electra L10-E for Grace McGuire, an aviator...

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8.19.2009 - Living Legends to Visit San Diego for Historic Weekend, September 4-5,...

The San Diego Air & Space Museum and the USS Midway Museum have partnered to pay tribute to the 40th anniversary of America's lunar exploration this September 4th and 5th with Race to the Moon: A Celebration with Space Legends. The weekend events honor the heroic achievements of the Mercury, Gemini...

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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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