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Thu, July 9 2020

AirSpace Season 3|Ep.1
Back in the USSR

Welcome to Season 3! Today we’re talking about secret space shuttles--seriously! 

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Back in the USSR

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Wed, July 8 2020

K-Ships vs. U-Boats

Historian Thomas Paone explores the important role played by K-ships in hunting German U-Boats during World War II.

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K-Ship
Mon, July 6 2020

Remembering Edward Lewis “Whitey” Feightner

Curator Laurence Burke looks back on the extensive career of Navy pilot Edward L. “Whitey” Feightner

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Whitey Feightner
Wed, July 1 2020

Launch a Conversation

We invite you to Launch a Conversation with your friends and family about launches in American history and what was going on during those times.

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Apollo 8 Liftoff
Fri, June 26 2020

Air Transport Command and the Airlines During World War II

During World War II, airlines worked closely with the military to further the war effort by transporting people and materiel. Bob van der Linden, curator of air transportation, discusses Air Transport Command.

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TWA and the ATC
Tue, June 23 2020

 “Wonder Weapons” and Slave Labor

Curator Michael Neufeld discusses how Nazi Germany's high-tech weapons were assembled in part by forced and slave labor from the various Nazi camp systems.

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Tunnels at Mittelwerk
Wed, June 17 2020

Neal V. Loving: Pilot, Engineer, Aircraft Designer

Curator Russell Lee shares the story of aircraft designer Neal V. Loving.

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Neal Loving Flying WR-3
Fri, June 12 2020

The Art of Alma W. Thomas: A Colorful Response

Carolyn Russo, curator of the Museum's art collection, reflects of the work of Alma W. Thomas.

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"Blast Off"
Thu, June 11 2020

AirSpace Movie Club
Sully

Today we’re talking about Sully, the movie based on the real-life emergency water landing of US Airways flight 1549 which ditched in the Hudson River in January 2009. 

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Tue, June 9 2020

Mutiny at Freeman Field: The Tuskegee Airmen on Trial, Part 2

In 1945, the Tuskegee Airmen of the 477th Bombardment Group protested discrimination at Freeman Field through pre-planned displays of resistance against the segregated officers' clubs.

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Freeman Field Mutiny

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