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  • October 1, 2015

Temporary Closures for the Museum of Flight Airpark and Space Gallery Oct. 12-21

Closures come from moving the 787 and B-17 from Airpark to new
Aviation Pavilion, last chance to tour 787 until summer 2016SEATTLE, Oct. 1, 2015--The Museum of Flight's Airpark...

  • September 28, 2015

Museum's Free Thursday Becomes Astronomy Day Oct. 1

Astronomy clubs, sky watching, and special presentation by UW Prof at 6 of Carina Nebula
SEATTLE, Sept. 26--Free Thursday, Oct. 1, is Astronomy Day at The Museum of...

  • September 25, 2015

Delta Air Lines Celebrates National Girls in Aviation Day with All-Girls Flight from Minn. to Museum of Flight Sept. 26

Arrival at 9:30 a.m. to Museum parking lot, day of Museum activities with NASA and Museum staff planned for passengersSEATTLE, Sept. 25 -- OnSaturday, Sept. 26, Delta Air Lines...

  • September 25, 2015

The Museum of Flight Honors Aerospace Pathfinders on Oct. 24

Museum's prestigious Pathfinder Awards this year recognize The Boeing Company and Ford Motor Company leader Alan Mulally, aviation and tourism entrepreneur Elling Halvorson, and...

  • September 17, 2015

Museum's NASA Mars Week Features Astronauts, Events and Exhibit Sept. 22-27

"Journey to Mars" exhibit opens with press event Sept. 22SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2015
--From Sept. 22-27 the Museum hosts NASA's new interactive traveling exhibit, "Journey to...

  • September 15, 2015

Intelligence Agency Historian Reveals Secrets from Space Sept. 19

Expert will highlight satellite intelligence programsSEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2015--The secret is out. A Sept. 19 lecture and presentation by Dr. James Outzen at The Museum of Flight...

  • August 17, 2015

Pilots Share Wild Tales About Being "Wild Weasels"

Aug. 29 program looks at being on the first line of offense in air combatSEATTLE, Aug. 17, 2015--On Aug. 29, two former U.S. Air Force pilots share first-hand stories about one of...

  • August 13, 2015

The Museum of Flight Celebrates 50th Birthday Sept. 19

50-cent admission, 1960s theme, contests, prizes all daySEATTLE, May 19, 2015--On Sept. 19, the Museum celebrates the big five-o with an all-day birthday party and 50-cent...

  • August 12, 2015

New Exhibit Explores Spaceflight Fifty Years Ago

NASA's Gemini V orbital mission tested the limits of astronauts' enduranceSEATTLE, Aug. 12­­, 2015--On Aug. 21, The Museum of Flight opens a new exhibit about the first crewed...

  • July 13, 2015

Extreme Space Medicine Gets Check Up July 25

NASA flight surgeon lectures about living in space and other wild placesSEATTLE, July 13, 2015--At 1 p.m. on July 25, NASA flight surgeon David P. Reyes, MD, tells how medicine is...

  • July 13, 2015

High School Students Graduate from The Museum of Flight's First Private Pilot Ground School

Museum's education program helps students take their first steps
to become pilotsSEATTLE, July 13, 2015--July 10 was graduation day for 50 high school students in The Museum of...

  • July 8, 2015

Plutopalooza Looks Up to Close Encounter with Pluto July 19

NASA's New Horizons July probe to Pluto spotlightedSEATTLE, July 8, 2015--On July 19, the Museum celebrates one of the longest journeys in spaceflight history, as NASA's New...