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Lecture / Presentation

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Museum of Flight offers an interactive presentation about NASA's Orion spacecraft, a new design that will take humans farther than they have ever been. The evening program features Stuart McClung, Functional Area Manager for Landing/Recovery System hardware for the Orion Crew and Service Module Office at NASA Johnson Space Center, and Larry Price, Orion Deputy Program Manager with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Kenmore Air - Craig O'Neill

For more information, go to http://www.seattle-raes.org/events/next.asp

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

NOTE; THE LOCATION OF THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED FROM THE MUSEUM OF FLIGHT TO THE HISTORIC FLIGHT FOUNDATION AT PAINE FIELD IN EVERETT, WASH.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Boeing Business Jets - Captain Steve Taylor

For more information, go to http://www.seattle-raes.org/events/next.asp

Thursday, July 4, 2013 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Members of Skyway Post 9430 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars honor the Nation’s 232nd birthday with a salute to the American flag—all 27 versions that have officially represented the United States over the years. From the first 13 star flag authorized by Congress in 1777 to today’s 50 star flag, the presentation of each iteration is accompanied with the story of its symbolism in this moving and educational program for all ages.

This program is included with Museum admission and is Free for members of the Museum of Flight.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

The Museum of Flight is home to the American Fighter Aces Association, founded to recognize the 1,442 combat pilots that have received the special designation of “ace.” Join us for this panel of aces and combat pilots who will share their remarkable stories of heroism. To find out more about the American Fighter Aces Association, please visit their website at http://www.americanfighteraces.org/

Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 2:00pm

Master Modeler Bob Jacobsen will talk about how he designed and built a life-size, operational model of the movie star droid, R2-D2. Jacobsen will share the stage with the popular robot, and both will field questions from the audience following the presentation.

Saturday, March 9, 2013 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

The Museum of Flight every year explores the roles of women in aviation and aerospace in conjunction with Women's History Month.

Currently, there are two women who are two women confirmed to speak:

Saturday, December 8, 2012 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Larry Chambers and artist John Shaw will talk about Angel Flight West, a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs, and about John's artwork, "A Higher Calling," which depicts an act of mercy during the air war of WWII.

Saturday, January 26, 2013 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

In October 2005, two mountaineers climbing above Mendel Glacier in the High Sierra found the mummified remains of a man in a WW II uniform, entombed in the ice. The "Frozen Airman" discovery created a media storm and a mystery that drew author Peter Stekel to investigate. What did happen to the four-man crew who perished on a routine navigation training flight in 1942, 150 miles off-course from its reported destination?

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