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After our sketch outing at Fran’s, I went straight over to the Museum of Flight as I wanted to catch the display of the Chinook helicopter.  126 more words


In Seattle, space sisterhood is powerful

The billionaires who run Blue Origin and SpaceX – Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk – may be locked in an outer-space rivalry, but the engineers who get the job done say they’re rooting for each other. 140 more words


Get a video tour of Apollo moon rocket artifacts

It’s been almost a year since Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos unveiled pieces of the Saturn V rocket engines that propelled Apollo’s astronauts to the moon – and now you can watch a… 154 more words


What it's like to take a virtual walk on Mars

I’ve been to Mars to kick the tires on NASA’s Curiosity rover – and you can take that trip as well.

Not in reality, of course, but in virtual reality: The tours of Curiosity’s surroundings near Mount Sharp are being provided courtesy of Seattle’s Museum of Flight during this weekend’s… 167 more words


Dance of the aircraft

Yesterday and today, the Museum of Flight performed quite the bit of choreography in moving aircraft out of and into the new Aviation Pavilion.

The Pavilion opened last June but there were some planes missing from the plan.  177 more words


Raising the Space Ship

During and after my volunteer shift at the Museum of Flight yesterday, I watched the exhibits team reassemble and then install a 1:1 model of… 110 more words


Museum of Flight offers VR tours inside planes

It’s not easy to crawl through the guts of a World War II bomber, but a new virtual reality project from Microsoft and Seattle’s Museum of Flight turns it into a snap on a screen. 100 more words