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2014-02-10 23:24:38

Intrepid Air & Space Museum and Characters for Hire stunt show helps children and parents understand the impact of bullying. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Looking for a great way to keep your kids entertained and teach them an important lesson at the same time? Then head over to the Intrepid Air & Space Museum on Monday, Feb. 17, for the Anti-Bullying Stunt Show extravaganza, a Hollywood-style show designed to be enjoyable for kids and their parents. The stunt show is...

2013-12-04 16:24:27

Holiday Music Flash Mob is a First by U.S. Premier Military Band WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It isn't often that visitors to the National Air and Space Museum are interrupted by the strains of Johann Sebastian Bach. Starting with a single cellist in the middle of the museum's "Milestones of Flight" gallery and swelling to 120 musicians, the United States Air Force Band exhilarated museum visitors yesterday with the first flash mob to be produced by one of the five...

2013-11-25 23:02:25

Thermablok, an aerogel insulation product derived from NASA’s aerogel technology is included as a NASA technology spinoff product in the popular Space Shuttle Enterprise exhibit at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. Aerogel is considered the highest insulating material known and one of the lightest solids known to man. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Thermablok, an aerogel insulation product derived from NASA’s aerogel technology is included as a NASA...

2013-09-20 08:20:59

Interactive exhibit brings math to life for students ASHLAND, Neb., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MathAlive!(®), a highly interactive traveling exhibition that has drawn record-breaking attendance across the United States by inviting visitors to experience math in action, opens Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland, Neb. Presented nationally by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), this featured exhibition will run through Jan. 5, 2014. The 5,000 square-foot...

2013-08-08 20:20:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of Italy's greatest treasures, Leonardo da Vinci's "Codex on the Flight of Birds," will be exhibited at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., for 40 days this fall, from Sept. 13 until Oct. 22. The extraordinary document, created ca. 1505, shows da Vinci's interest in human flight by exploring bird flight and behavior. It includes sketches and descriptions of devices and aerodynamic principles...

2013-07-24 16:20:45

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Question: What do aerospace-themed art, the search for planets capable of supporting life and space suits have in common? Answer: All three subjects will be together in the National Air and Space Museum's Flight and the Arts Gallery. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130724/DC52673-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130724/DC52673-b) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130724/DC52673-c) On July...

2013-06-24 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum announced that it will receive a $6 million donation from the Thomas W. Haas Foundation to establish an endowment for its Public Observatory Program. It is the largest donation ever given to the museum for science education programming. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/DC37426) The gift is in memory of Phoebe Waterman Haas, the grandmother of the foundation's...

Smithsonian Honors Team Behind Successful Mars Curiosity Landing
2013-03-14 09:15:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum announced that the team responsible for the successful landing of NASA´s Mars Curiosity rover will receive its 2013 Trophy for Current Achievement on April 24 in Washington DC. “The Current Achievement winner can be summarized in two words: sky crane,” said a museum press release describing the award. “This phrase embodied the audacious plan that the Entry, Descent,...

2012-07-17 02:20:38

NEW YORK, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wings Club, recognized as the premier aviation club in the world, will honor General John R. "Jack" Dailey (USMC Ret.), Director of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum with the 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award. Acknowledging outstanding accomplishments in the field of aviation, The Wings Club will present the Award on Friday, October 26, 2012 at its 70th Annual Awards Gala to be held at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City....

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2012-07-12 09:48:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. has partnered with Google to launch a new indoor map application this week to help visitors navigate 17 of the Smithsonian´s museums, including the Air and Space Museum, the Natural History Museum and the American History Museum. "An increasing number of our visitors now turn to their mobile devices and familiar applications to help them find their way and get information about...