“I just got hired by United Airlines to be a Stewardess.” My cousin proudly told me. Why don’t you apply?” So I did, was accepted, and two months later... more >
The Museum of Flight Blog
Your destination for stories and insights on all things aviation and aerospace.
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 >
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 >