Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Museum springs into life

Speaker Series Returns

Veteran astronaut and Essex native Tom Jones was the first guest as the Monday Speaker Series returned for its 14th year on April 4. Tom answered questions from the audience, such as his response above food in space.  Tom also highlighted some questions from his latest book, Ask the Astronaut: A Galaxy of Astonishing Answers to Your Questions on Spaceflight. The book is aimed at readers 11 to 17, but anyone can learn from  it.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Museum visits the Guard

Museum volunteers get a display ready for viewing.
Museum volunteers got a chance to share their passion as they took part in Drill Weekend at the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard at the Warfield Air National Guard Base.  Several people took time to hear about the museum and its volunteer programs.

A look at history

Docent Bill Haugen explains the special tiles on the shuttle. A busload of aviation enthusiasts enjoyed the day November 8 at the Smiths...