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2020 Virtual International Air & Space Hall of Fame Celebration


You’re invited to the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s virtual Hall of Fame celebration on December 10, 2020! Since 1963, the International Air & Space Hall of Fame has honored the world’s most significant pilots, crew members, visionaries, inventors, aerospace engineers, business leaders, preservationists, designers and space explorers. This year, we are proud to honor Tammi Jo Shults and Barbara Barrett.

The International Air & Space Hall of Fame Class of 2020:

Barbara Barrett
American businesswoman, attorney, and diplomat serving as the current United States Secretary of the Air Force. She is an instrument-rated pilot and cattle and bison rancher. As the 25th Secretary of the Air Force, Barrett leads the affairs of the Department of the Air Force, comprising the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force. She also is the former chair of the Aerospace Corporation and a member on the boards of California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, RAND Corporation, Smithsonian Institution, Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, and the Lasker Foundation.

Tammie Jo Shults

Retired pilot for Southwest Airlines. Among the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy. Praised for her quick-thinking and calm demeanor under pressure during an emergency landing that saved 149 passengers at Philadelphia International Airport. While in the United States Navy in 1985, served as an instructor pilot flying the F/A 18 Hornet and EA-6B Prowler, eventually achieving the rank of lieutenant commander.

Event Information:

Join us on December 10, 2020 at 6 p.m. Pacific

Register below to receive the virtual event link!

*Minimum suggested donation of $50 to support the Museum’s COVID recovery fund and youth education programs. Thanks to a generous supporter, any donation you give will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Double your impact and join us as we continue to explore the outer bounds of what can be!

As an added bonus, all registered guests will be automatically entered to win two FREE tickets from Alaska Airlines! 

Bring the Complete Hall of Fame Experience Home with a special VIP package ($200 add-on)

The VIP package includes:

  • Charcuterie Box for 2 from Continental Catering
  • (1) bottle of white wine
  • (1) bottle of red wine
  • (1) bottle of Pellegrino
  • Specialty chocolate
  • Custom Museum wine stopper
  • Museum guidebook

*VIP packages will be available for pickup at the Museum on the day of the event, Thursday Dec. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. You will receive an email with details about pickup. 


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San Diego Air & Space Museum

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