Bessie Coleman was born in Atlanta Texas, right near the border with Louisiana and Arkansas, in 1892. Her mother was African American and her father... more >
The Museum of Flight Blog
Your destination for stories and insights on all things aviation and aerospace.
Eugene Bullard (1895 – 1961) was among the first black military pilots in the world. There were around five black military pilots in World War I, and... more >
While there are many opportunities within the aviation industry, there is a shortage of diverse candidates ready to fill entry and upper level... more >
The path from goal to achievement seldom follows a straight line. Both unforeseen challenges and unexpected opportunities can alter one’s intended... more >
Originally from Egypt, geologist Dr. Farouk El-Baz helped NASA select the best places to land on the Moon.
When the weather turns cold and rainy in Seattle, it's the perfect time to plan a trip to the Museum! This fall, we have fun events and activities sure... more >
For Candyce Henderson, First Officer for Frontier Airlines, it all began with Mae Jemison. “In the first grade, we were assigned to do a project about... more >
The Apollo 11 Moon landing is regarded as one of the most incredible moments in human history. But after the Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the Moon,... more >
Vietnam veterans from diverse backgrounds and experiences gathered with friends, family, and community supporters for the opening of our Vietnam... more >