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Apr

13

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Feats of the Ancient World - 2nd Class

This Home School Day is now completely filled.

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This Home School Day is now completely filled.

 

ADULT NIGHT

Join us for an exciting new series of monthly events!

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Join us for an exciting new series of monthly events!

Apr

14

 

Cultural Days: Yuri's Day

The theme for April is in celebration of Yuri Gagarin's flight; that first glimpse of Earth from space.

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The theme for April is in celebration of Yuri Gagarin's flight; that first glimpse of Earth from space.

Apr

17

 

History Continued: Super Secret D-21 Drone Program

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Presenter: GARY SOHN Topic: The D-21 was developed for and operated by the Central Intelligence Agency and the Air Force under a veil of extreme secrecy. The program was not made public until long after the it had ceased to exist as a viable national reconnaissance asset. The D-21 program was brought to life in response to the decision to discontinue U-2 flights after the loss of Gary Powers's ...

Apr

20

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Feats of the Ancient World

This Feats of the Ancient World Home School Day is now completely filled. See our events page for the added Feats of the Ancient World class on April 13. 

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This Feats of the Ancient World Home School Day is now completely filled. See our events page for the added Feats of the Ancient World class on April 13. 

Apr

21

 

History Continued: T-38 Talon

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Presenter: DAN GOODRICH Topic: Accepted into US Air Force service on September 14, 1964, this Talon's first assignment was with the 3550th Pilot Training Wing at McCoy AFB in Florida. Location: Space Museum Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

Apr

24

 

History Continued: Elon Musk and SpaceX

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Presenter: DONN ANDERSON Topic: Elon Musk’s SpaceX just successfully tested the world’s most powerful rocket, the Falcon Heavy. In the process, Musk’s personal all-electric car, a cherry red Tesla roadster convertible, was placed in orbit around the earth before heading out toward the Asteroid Belt! Come learn the who, what, when, where, and why of America’s premier ...

Apr

27

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Feats of the Ancient World - (3rd Class Added)

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Take part in several engineering challenges, recreating wonders of the ancient world. While you put together these famous marvels, discover more about their fascinating history. Date:  April 27, 2018 Age Range: Grades K-12. Check In: Evergreen Theater; Check in Begins at 8:45am, program begins at 9am - 2pm Cost: Museum Members - Youth $10, Adult: FreeNon-Member - Youth $12, Adult: $8 Pre-Registration ...

May

03

 

History Continued: The Berlin Airlift

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Descriptions & illustrations of: What led to the crisis, how it was solved, description of the aircraft used, routes and navigation environment, Lt. Gail Halvorsen as the Candy Bomber, Airlift facts and legacy, relationship to Museum exhibits. Location: Aviation Museum Mezzanine, Room 201 Cost: Included with admission    

May

04

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Science Behind Science Fiction

The Science Behind Science Fiction Home School Day is now completely filled. 

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The Science Behind Science Fiction Home School Day is now completely filled. 

May

08

 

History Continued: PBY Catalina - Double Sunrise Flights

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Presenter: NICK COPPER Topic: Double Sunrise flights occurred during World War II. Australia was cutoff from Europe by the Japanese advance through Asia and it was decided to use the PBY Catalina flying boat to fly direct from Nedlands in Perth to Koggala Lake in what is now Sri Lanka. Flights were so long that the people on board experienced sunrise twice during the non-stop flight! Location: Aviation Museum, ...

May

10

 

History Continued: Vietnam War Airplanes - How They Were Used

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Presentation of airplane usage in the Vietnam War in relation to the Museum’s display aircraft. Location: Aviation Museum Mezzanine, Room 201 Cost: Included with admission    

May

11

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Science Behind Science Fiction (2nd class)

This Science Behind Science Fiction Home School Day is now completely filled.

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This Science Behind Science Fiction Home School Day is now completely filled.

May

13

 

Mother's Day Free Admission Special

 

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Spruce Goose Wine Tasting

Free tasting—in the Aviation Museum building from 11am-3pm 

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Free tasting—in the Aviation Museum building from 11am-3pm 

May

15

 

History Continued: Helicopters

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Presenter: DICK MAJORS Topic: The primary topic is helicopter operational principles. Questions to be explored include how is a helicopter controlled? The presenter will also share his experiences during his extensive career in the helicopter industry, both as a pilot and crew chief. Location: Space Museum, Rotor Wing exhibit area Cost: Included with admission    

May

19

 

History Continued: Search for Life

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Presenter: JOHN JENNINGS Topic: There is a lot of water in our Solar System. On the Earth, everywhere we find water we find life. What are the chances for life and how could we test for it? Location: Space Museum, Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

May

22

 

History Continued: F-86 Sabre

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Presenter: GARY SOHN Topic: The Korean War broke out in early 1950 and we were finding the enemy had a jet fighter that was faster and more maneuverable than the straight-wing jet fighters we were flying. Thus, the first swept-wing fighter of the United States entered combat over Korean skies. Location: Aviation Museum, at the F-86 exhibit Cost: Included with admission    

May

24

 

History Continued: Vietnam War Airplanes - How They Were Used

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Presentation of airplane usage in the Vietnam War in relation to the Museum’s display aircraft. Location: Aviation Museum Mezzanine, Room 201 Cost: Included with admission    

May

25

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Science Behind Science Fiction (3rd Class Added)

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May the fourth be with you! On this special Star Wars-inspired day, discover the science behind the science fiction of your favorite movies. Save the galaxy with the knowledge you gain about flying in space, spaceships, aliens, force fields, and much, much more. Date:  May 25, 2018 Age Range: Grades K-12. Check In: Evergreen Theater; Check in Begins at 8:45am, program begins at 9am - 2pm Cost: ...
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