Flightlines Express - June 2020 Issue

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We’ve Reopened For Business!

With the support of our friends and superb leadership by our staff, the vibrant culture of the San Diego Air & Space Museum shines brightly. Because of our team’s extraordinary efforts we were the 1st and only Museum to reopen on June 12, the first day permitted in San Diego County. WOW!


Apollo 13 50th Anniversary at the San Diego Air & Space Museum

All of the key players from the Apollo 13 mission took part in an exclusive reunion hosted by the San Diego Air & Space Museum exactly fifty years to the day of the historic splashdown of one of NASA's most incredible missions.


Check Out SDASM TV!

SDASM TV features our Apollo Insider series, where we’ll you'll see one-of-a-kind videos from our world-class Apollo events featuring the actual people who were there when we safely landed Americans on the Moon and much, much more.


​An American Space Launch with Woody Spring

During the interview, Astronaut Woody Spring talks about the launch of two Americans in the Dragon space capsule aboard a Falcon rocket, the importance of future space travel, the unprecedented successes of Elon Musk and SpaceX, and teaching our next generations about STEM and Innovation.


​Museum to Host NASA Live Event on July 17

Dr. Jenny Gruber is the Program Human Landing System Cross-Program Integration Lead for NASA’s Artemis team, which has been tasked with safely returning Americans to the Moon.


Jim Weir: Truly One of a Kind

Volunteer Jim Weir gave a lot of himself to the San Diego Air & Space Museum and to the community as a whole. He did it out of love — and we loved him right back. He will be dearly missed.


L&A Research Requests Never Slowed Down!

During the 13 weeks the Museum was closed, the Library & Archives never saw a drop in research requests. In total, there were 66 requests, with a wide range of topics including the Ryan PT-22, Flying Tigers, and the Navy in San Diego.


​Support the Museum Today

The San Diego Air & Space Museum encourages discovery and exploration for all ages and backgrounds, and your support is extremely critical for us to carry out our mission to Preserve, Inspire, Educate and Celebrate.


Reimagining Education Offerings

The Education Team continues to make space for creative and critical thinking in our new, more virtual world with programs like Think Tank, at-home STEM challenges, our Ask A Pilot video series and our Summer Camps.


Curatorial and Restoration Updates

Long hidden in the restoration area of the Museum’s location in Balboa Park, the very impressive Pratt & Whitney J58 engine is now on display in the Modern Jet Age Gallery on the Museum’s floor.


​Make Your Future Events Safe and Incredible

We’ve reimagined the experience of your next special event at the San Diego Air & Space Museum with the well-being of our guests and team members in mind!


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