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  • Cincinnati Reds to visit the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will have the opportunity to meet members of the Cincinnati Reds organization on Jan. 24 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.All-Star third baseman Todd Frazier, manager Bryan Price, broadcasters Jim Day and Jeff Piecoro, minor league shortstop Alex Blandino, Director of Player Development Jeff Graupe and mascot Mr.
  • Explore robotics during free Family Day at museum

    Robots will take over the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force during Family Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17.In honor of the anniversary of Spirit and Opportunity -- the twin Mars rovers -- the museum will offer hands-on activities for children and adults of all ages. Aerospace demonstration stations, located throughout the museum's
  • Explore 'movie star' C-17, other aircraft interiors on museum app, virtual tour

    As you take a 360-degree tour inside the cargo area of the C-17 on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, you'll notice typical items you'd see in many aircraft -- cargo seats, a pallet, even a bumper sticker that says "I love flying." But look closer and you'll see something a little more unusual on this particular aircraft.In
  • 12 examples of Air Force holiday cheer

    Staff at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force searched the archives and found some examples of holiday celebrations and greetings from Airmen through the decades. As Christmas approaches, we hope you enjoy looking through these artifacts. Please keep our military members, especially those who are away from their loved ones, in your thoughts
  • Interior of Douglas VC-118 "The Independence" to close temporarily

    The interior of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's Douglas VC-118 The Independence will be closed beginning Jan. 5 for approximately three months for conservational purposes. Museum staff will also reinforce the floors of the aircraft in preparation for increased visitor traffic following the plane's eventual move to the new fourth
  • Two family-friendly holiday films to screen at Air Force Museum Theatre

    The Air Force Museum Theatre will screen family-friendly, Hollywood films just in time for the holiday season!On Sunday, Dec. 21, the Air Force Museum Theatre will screen the animated holiday classic The Polar Express at 4 p.m. This film, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Robert Zemeckis, follows a young boy's extraordinary train ride up to the
  • NASA'S 'Mohawk Guy' to visit Miami Valley

    Bobak Ferdowsi, popularly known as NASA's "Mohawk Guy," will give two free presentations in the Miami Valley this month.Now a member of the Mission Engineering team on the Europa Clipper study at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Ferdowsi served as Flight Director during the Mars Curiosity Rover operations. He will discuss what inspired him as a
  • Missile and Space Gallery to close temporarily for fourth building construction

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's Missile and Space Gallery will close temporarily beginning Dec. 8 for approximately five months for construction linking the gallery to the museum's new fourth building.Plans for the fourth building project design call for the Missile and Space Gallery's exterior wall panels to be removed on the south

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