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Press Releases

  • July 21, 2020

Museum Announces New Vice President of Education

SEATTLE, July 21, 2020—Dr. Dana Riley Black, former Assistant Superintendent of Everett Public Schools in Washington state, is now The Museum of Flight’s new Vice President of...

  • July 15, 2020

Bloodworks Northwest Offers Pop-Up Donor Center at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, July 15, 2020—The Museum of Flight is partnering with Bloodworks Northwest to conduct a Pop-Up Donor Center at the Museum on July 29, 31 and Aug. 1. Blood donors during...

  • May 29, 2020

Hope and Home Triumph in Museum’s Photography Contest

SEATTLE, May 29, 2020—Images of hope and flying home are winners of the Museum’s annual Spirit of Flight juried photography exhibition. The finalists were announced today,...

  • May 28, 2020

Museum to Host NASA SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch Party -- Again

SEATTLE, May 28, 2020—On May 30 at 11:30 a.m. PDT the Museum will host a live online launch party for the rescheduled launch of NASA SpaceX Demo-2. The Museum’s Adjunct Curator...

  • April 24, 2020

The Museum of Flight’s Students are Flying High

SEATTLE, April 24, 2020—The Museum of Flight’s Aeronautical Science Pathway (ASP) program for high school students wanting to pursue careers in aviation has led to pathways...

  • April 23, 2020

Museum’s Yuri’s Night Space Party 2020 Launches Nov. 20

SEATTLE, April 23, 2020—The postponed April Yuri’s Night at The Museum of Flight spaceflight party has been rescheduled Nov. 20, and revelers can look forward to the same NOISE...

  • April 17, 2020

Museum Awarded Major Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

SEATTLE, April 17, 2020—The National Endowment for the Humanities has recently awarded The Museum of Flight a $236,000 grant to process and digitize its William P. Lear and Moya...

  • April 1, 2020

Museum Discovers Lost da Vinci Masterpiece in Airplane

SEATTLE, April 1, 2020—The Museum of Flight today, April 1, announced that the fabric covering of its rare, World War I Italian aircraft, Caproni Ca-20, is actually the original...

  • March 27, 2020

The Museum of Flight is Now in Your Home

SEATTLE, March 27, 2020—Today The Museum of Flight at Home opened its doors. This dynamic new website offers the full range of the Museum experience for everyone from families and...

  • March 11, 2020

The Museum of Flight Temporarily Suspends Public Operations

SEATTLE, March 11, 2020—Conforming to guidelines set by King County and the State of Washington to minimize the spread of COVID-19, and in keeping with the community’s best...

  • February 27, 2020

Students at the Museum to Speak with a NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station March 2

SEATTLE, Feb. 27, 2020—On March 2, hundreds of greater Seattle middle and high school students will meet in The Museum of Flight's theater as the big screen beams a live video...

  • February 21, 2020

Museum Host’s World’s First Army Enlistment Ceremony from Space Feb. 26

SEATTLE, Feb. 21, 2020—It’s not quite the Space Force, but it will be the first-ever U.S. military oath of enlistment ceremony from space. On Feb. 26 at 9:50 a.m., the Museum,...