Originally from Egypt, geologist Dr. Farouk El-Baz helped NASA select the best places to land on the Moon.
The Museum of Flight Blog
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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 >
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 >
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 >
The Hubble telescope—an optical telescope released into space in 1990—has been taking photos of stars in deep space and has changed our understandings... more >
From historical figures like Buzz Aldrin and Sally Ride, to their fictitious counterparts, the media has cultivated a romantic image of heroic... more >
Aerospace companies like Blue Origin, SpaceX, and satellite communications ventures before them, have been paving the way for a new generation of... more >
NASA is known for historic technological achievements, so it’s no surprise that some believe the agency invented some of the items made famous in its... more >