June 14, 2023 - San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Library & Archives Receives three-year Federal grant of $334000 from the National Endowment of Humanities (NEH) to process 120,000 photos from the Consolidated/Convair/General Dynamics Corporation in San Diego
The Convair Company is arguably one of the most significant and successful aircraft manufacturing companies in the nation. Best known for their military aircraft, Convair played a large role in the history of this country, but they were also on the cutting edge of the space age.
August 24, 2023 - World’s Most Prestigious Air & Space Hall of Fame to Induct Distinguished Class of 2023 on Oct. 21 at the San Diego Air & Space Museum
William Shatner, Star Trek’s Captain James T. Kirk, award-winning actor, author and space tourist; Royce Williams, American aviator and Navy Cross recipient; and Robert DeLaurentis, record-setting American aviator, among notable honorees to be honored at San Diego Air & Space Museum’s annual star-studded celebration.
January 04, 2023 - The San Diego Air & Space Museum Remembers Apollo 7 Astronaut Walt Cunningham
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is remembering Apollo 7 Astronaut Walt Cunningham, one of the first men to fly into space during the Apollo program and a member of the prestigious International Air & Space Hall of Fame.
November 03, 2022 - Capt. Dan Pedersen, USN (Ret.) – the first Officer in Charge of and one of the nine original founders of “TOPGUN” – joins Prestigious International Air & Space Hall Fame Class of 2022
Capt. Pedersen joins an elite class of leaders in aviation and space exploration, including Army Aviation, Will Cutter and Cutter Aviation, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, Aviation Professional and Philanthropist Michael Herman, Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor of Physics (UCSD) Brian Keating, Ph.D. and Textron Aviation
October 17, 2022 - The San Diego Air & Space Museum Remembers Former USAF Brigadier General and Apollo 9 Commander Jim McDivitt
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is remembering Apollo 9 Commander Jim McDivitt, who entered the prestigious International Air & Space Hall of Fame in 2012 along with his entire crew. McDivitt passsed away on Oct. 13, 2022 at the age of 93.