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Museum Exhibit Part of International Space Development Conference

The National Space Society (NSS) wrapped up its 36th annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC) Monday in St. Louis, the birthplace of the Mercury and Gemini spacecraft that propelled the U.S. into manned space exploration.  The ISDC was hosted by the local NSS chapter, St. Louis Space Frontier, and held in the historic St. Louis Union Station hotel and convention center.  A full agenda of presentations attracted […]

Youth Experience Flight During Aviation Summer Camp

A group of middle school students experienced flight and visited St. Louis Downtown Airport facilities Friday while attending the annual Ranken Technical College Adventure Academy summer camp.  Fifteen students and their counselors arrived at the Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum around 10am and prepared to take their Young Eagle Flights in general aviation aircraft.  The four aircraft, pilots and ground crews were provided by members of EAA Chapter 64, also based […]

Young Eagles Take Flight at St. Louis Downtown Airport

Young Eagles took to the air at St. Louis Downtown Airport when a group of young ladies experienced flight early Sunday while visiting the Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum.   Aircraft, pilots and ground crews were provided by members of EAA Chapter 64, also based at the airport.  They enjoyed flying over the St. Louis riverfront and visiting the […]