Flightlines Express - June 2015 Issue

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100 San Diego Air & Space Museum Guests can win a 2theXtreme Skateboard

The blockbuster special exhibition skateboards are available through a random drawing (five winners weekly until mid-September) for eligible visitors to the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s 2theXtreme-MathAlive! -- the most entertaining and interactive math exhibit to ever tour the United States.

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Save the Date: 2015 International Air & Space Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

The International Air & Space Hall of Fame Induction Celebration will introduce its Distinguished Class of 2015 on Thursday, November 19, in the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Pavilion of Flight. Guests from around the world join the honorees for a spectacular evening of fun and extraordinary recognition, as each attendee is offered an experiential peek into the lives of these air and space legends.

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Celebrating 45th Anniversary of Apollo 13

More than 500 people celebrated the 45th Anniversary of the historic Apollo 13 Mission at the San Diego Air & Space Museum on Saturday, March 21 during a spectacular evening that honored the brave men of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs. Guests from around the world joined the astronauts, flight directors and NASA executives for an unforgettable evening of fun and extraordinary recognition, with George and Hélène Gould and Northrop Grumman serving as Presenting Sponsors.

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Museum Receives Grant to Catalog Atlas Missile Collection

The San Diego Air & Space Museum received a $99,000 grant to process and catalog 155,000 historic photo negatives from the Atlas missile and space launch systems that were built designed, developed, tested and manufactured by the Convair/General Dynamics Corporation in San Diego.

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Arsenal of Democracy Flyover commemorates 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

On Friday, May 8, 2015, the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, one of the most diverse arrays of World War II aircraft ever assembled flew over the WWII Memorial, National Mall, and our nation’s capital to honor the heroes who fought in the War and those on the home front who produced the tanks, ships, and aircraft which enabled the United States and its Allies to achieve victory.

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14 Deserving San Diego Students Receive Scholarships

The San Diego Air & Space Museum inspires young people to tackle the challenges of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics academic disciplines, and to make a difference in tomorrow’s world through an innovative, adventurous spirit. To further this goal, the Museum recently selected 14 graduating seniors from San Diego County high schools to receive a total of $48,000 in scholarships.

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Registration for Aerosummer Camps 2015 is almost over

The San Diego Air & Space Museum offers a variety of half-day, week-long summer programs. These classes teach air and space history and science through hands-on activities such as designing and building model airplanes, launching model rockets, and flying simulators.

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Curatorial and Restoration Updates

Curatorial is busy working on the new “Celebration of the End of WWII” exhibit, scheduled to premiere on 15 August, 2015. You can be assured that there will be artifacts on display for the first time in this area that are demonstrably the iconic epitome of the era.

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Museum hosts 14 World War II Veterans

The Government of France bestowed the National Order of The Legion of Honor in the rank of Chevalier (Knight) to 14 World War II Veterans at a ceremony at the San Diego Air & Space Museum on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The award is the highest honor France bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals.

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32nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Please join us for the San Diego Air & Space Museum's 32nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Coronado Municipal Golf Course on Wednesday, August 12. The tournament helps the Museum provide quality educational experiences for local San Diego students through scholarships, exhibits, classes and outreach. The tournament is always a fun and exciting day of giving back.

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our support ensures that we preserve significant artifacts of air and space history and technology; inspire excellence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; educate the public about the historical and social significance of air and space technology; and its future promise as a pathway to advanced innovations; celebrate aviation and space flight history and technology.

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Balboa Park Explorer Pass in 2015!

The Balboa Park Explorer is the first-ever annual pass providing general admission to 17 cultural institutions. Offering exceptional convenience and value, the Balboa Park Explorer is the only annual pass of its kind connecting you and your family to 17 diverse institutions, all within walking distance.

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