Following San Diego County Public Health Authority guidance the Museum will be temporarily closed starting July 7, 2020.

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July 14, 2020 - NASA's Artemis Program Featured on Facebook Live at 11 a.m. PDT on Friday, July 17

The San Diego Air & Space Museum is hosting a proprietary Facebook Live event where Dr. Jenny Gruber will explain the Artemis program, NASA’s effort to send the first woman and next man to the Moon in 2024. The Artemis program will use innovative technologies to explore more of the lunar surface than ever before!


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June 17, 2020 - ​San Diego Air & Space Museum mourns the loss of Jim Weir

One of the most beloved and longest serving volunteers in the history of the San Diego Air & Space Museum passes away at age 99.


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June 09, 2020 - San Diego Air & Space Museum Re-Opening Friday, June 12 in Balboa Park!

The Air & Space Museum is a national and international treasure! Reopening provides guests from around the world and locally a fun, learning and inspirational experience so needed during this time of great challenge. Accordingly the Museum is adhering to the safety measures established by the State and County for a safe re-opening to the public, including but not limited to: capacity limits, social distancing, requiring facemasks for guests and employees, hand sanitizer stations, advising guests and staff who are not feeling well to stay home, continuous cleaning and sanitizing of the Museum, and more.


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May 25, 2020 - Experience an American Space Launch with NASA Astronaut Woody Spring

Special new release video interview with former NASA Astronaut Woody Spring who shares first-hand the sensation of launching from historic pad 39A, the launch site of the Apollo moon and space shuttle missions, and discusses Wednesday’s ground-breaking joint NASA and SPACEX two-man American flight to the International Space Station. It’s an epic moment for modern space exploration, and Woody provides just the right insight to bring together the importance of this mission and American space capabilities. The Future is bright!


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April 15, 2020 - "Apollo 13: America's Finest Hour" Facebook Live Event Set for Friday April 17
Astronauts Jim Lovell and Fred Haise and primary Flight Directors to tell inside stories about one of NASA's most famous and successful missions.
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March 30, 2020 - San Diego Air & Space Museum mourns the loss of Joe Clark
A leading aviation industry visionary, Clark was inducted into San Diego’s International Air & Space Hall of Fame in 2010
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March 23, 2020 - San Diego Air & Space Museum launches SDASM TV!
Museum’s new online channels revolutionize access to incredible and rare stories behind the greatest achievements in aviation and space flight history – tune in now!
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March 18, 2020 - San Diego Air & Space Museum mourns the loss of Apollo 15’s Al Worden – one of only 24 people in the world to fly to the Moon!
Worden was the first man to conduct a spacewalk in deep space.
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March 13, 2020 - “Apollo 13: The Mission Control Story” Celebration Postponed
The Apollo 13 event scheduled for April 11 at the San Diego Air & Space Museum has been postponed due to ongoing public health initiatives.
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March 04, 2020 - “Apollo 13: The Mission Control Story” 50th Anniversary Celebration Set for April 11 at the San Diego Air & Space Museum
“Apollo 13: The Mission Control Story” honors NASA’s greatest rescue exactly 50 years to the day of the launch!
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