The Museum of Flight Blog

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Why Visitors Love Our "Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission" Exhibit

July 11, 2019

Imagine the feeling of floating and seeing bright stars set against the inky darkness of the night sky. Imagine seeing the Earth’s curvature and the... more >

Top 5 Things To Do At The Museum of Flight This Spring

March 21, 2019

There are lots of fun activities to choose from at The Museum of Flight this spring. From big new exhibit openings to visits from your favorite Star... more >

The First Man Was A Pilot First

January 18, 2019

As we approach the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11 and wonder how in the world we got to the Moon, let’s erase the lines between the histories of... more >

Top 5 Things To Do This Fall At The Museum Of Flight

October 11, 2018

When the cold, rainy weather returns to Seattle, it’s the perfect time to visit the Museum and check out new exhibits, events, and fun activities for... more >

Secrets of the Space Shuttle Toilet

June 28, 2018

Traveling to space is serious business, and astronauts still have to do their business while they’re miles above the Earth. When astronauts aboard the... more >

Top Ten Quotes From Yuri Gagarin's Biography

March 9, 2018

On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to go to space. His achievement paved the way for future space flights both in... more >

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