December 08, 2016 - San Diego Air & Space Museum mourns the loss of John Glenn
One of the original “Mercury Seven” astronauts, Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth during the Friendship 7 mission
December 06, 2016 - San Diego Air & Space Museum remembers 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack with exhibit of rare artifacts
Display includes pieces of all three types of Japanese aircraft that participated in the raid.
November 01, 2016 - San Diego Air & Space Museum mourns the loss of Aviation Legend Bill Gibbs
Gibbs – a significant part of the legacy of aviation in the San Diego region – was 106.
November 01, 2016 - International Air & Space Hall of Fame Gala adds special tributes to Bob Hoover and Bill Gibbs
Following their recent passing, International Air & Space Hall of Fame inductees Bob Hoover and Bill Gibbs will be remembered during a special ceremony on Nov. 17 at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.
October 25, 2016 - San Diego Air & Space Museum mourns the loss of Aviation Legend R. A. “Bob” Hoover
Hoover – described by Gen. Jimmy Doolittle as the “greatest stick-and-rudder man who ever lived” – was 94
October 11, 2016 - San Diego Air & Space Museum Receives Museums for America Grant
Grant will dramatically increase access to Museum’s extensive aerospace related collections
September 26, 2016 - World’s Most Prestigious Air & Space Hall of Fame Enshrined Distinguished Class of 2016 on November 17.
The Boeing Company, Al Worden, Dale Myers, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Coast Guard Aviation, the Non-Skeds, ORBIS International Flying Eye Hospital, andAmerica’s Aviation Family of Excellence.
July 06, 2016 - San Diego Air & Space Museum remembers famed Tuskegee Airman Roscoe Brown
Captain Brown and Lee Archer accepted on behalf of all of the Tuskegee Airmen when the group was inducted in 2008 into the International Air & Space Hall of Fame at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.
June 29, 2016 - San Diego Air & Space Museum hosts astronauts and flight controllers from legacy space programs during “To the Moon and Back: An Evening with America’s Space Heroes” celebration
A star-studded group of astronauts and ground personnel from NASA’s legendary space programs -- Mercury, Gemini and Apollo -- shared in-depth personal experiences with guests during a rare special event.
June 20, 2016 - Thirteen Deserving San Diego County Students Receive $51,000 in Scholarships from the San Diego Air & Space Museum
The Museum has awarded $810,000 in scholarships to 281 deserving students over the past 27 years.