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Pima Air and Space Museum
Upcoming Events

New Volunteer Orientation
March 13
9:30AM - 10:30AM

We hold free orientation sessions at the Pima Air & Space museum every second Saturday of the month.  Orientation gives you an overview of the Foundation's volunteer program and how you can participate.

Simply be in the Pima Air & Space Museum admissions area at 9:30am, a staff member will meet you there and brief you on the orientation.  Please park in the visitor parking lot.

After the orientation briefing, you are encouraged to begin the self-guided portion of your orientation.

Take a look at the volunteer opportunities listed on our Volunteer page.  If you think you might enjoy serving on one of our teams, then join us at the next orientation.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us.
Contact: Mina Stafford
Email: mstafford@pimaair.org

Arizona Aerospace Foundation's Annual Meeting of the Membership
March 23
4PM - 6PM
The Arizona Aerospace Foundation's Annual Meeting of the Membership will be held, Tuesday, March 23, 2010.  Cocktails will start at 4:00 PM followed by the annual meeting at 5:00 PM.  All Foundation members are welcome.

Contact: Meghan Hobrock - 520.618.4818

Volunteer Presentation Series - Andrei Cherny
March 27
10AM - 11AM
Andrei Cherny is co-editor of the idea journal, Democracy. A former White House speechwriter and Senior Fellow at Harvardís Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, he is the author of The Next Deal and has written on history, politics, and culture for the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. Cherny is an officer in the Navy Reserve. He, his wife, and son live in Phoenix.

Come enjoy an informative talk about his book The Candy Bombers:The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift.  Books will be available at the museum store for purchase and Andrei will be available to sign books.

Lecture free with paid or member admission to the museum.

Contact: Mina Stafford
Email: mstafford@pimaair.org

Volunteer Presentation Series
April 17
10AM - 11AM
James Mulligan speaks on "the ups and downs of aerial banner flying".

Lecture free to Arizona Aerospace Members or paid admission to the museum.

Contact: Mina Stafford
Email: mstafford@pimaair.org

2010 Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
April 17
5:30PM - 10PM
The 21st Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is being held Saturday, April 17, 2010.  Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served at 5:30 PM followed by the dinner program and induction ceremony at 6:30 PM.  This years inductees are: Barbara Lee Harper, Maj. Gen. Donald L. Owens (AANG,Ret.), and Clifford M. Sterrenberg.  Tickets are $125.00 per person ($80.00 per person of the total amount is tax deductible).

Contact: Meghan Hobrock - 520.618.4818
Email: mhobrock@pimaair.org

B-36 Peacemaker Symposium
April 23 & 24
1PM - 7PM
The Pima Air & Space Museum will be hosting pilots and crewmen of the B-36 Peacemaker, the largest aircraft ever built for the U.S. Air Force, for a two day symposium.  Learn about their important Cold War missions, 48 hour flights, and the challenges of maintaining such a large aircraft.  There will be roundtable discussions at 1:00pm and at 5:30pm.  In between you can examine our B-36 Peacemaker "The City of Fort Worth" in our outdoor exhibit area.  Symposium free with paid or member admission.

Contact: Mina Stafford
Email: mstafford@pimaair.org

Space Day
May 7
1PM - 4PM

Children of all ages are invited to explore the science and technology behind exploring space.  Along with a chance to visit our Space Gallery visitors can participate in Hands on Activities focused on exploring aerodynamics, rocket science, and living and working in space.

All activities free with museum admission.

Contact: Mina Stafford

6000 E. Valencia Rd.
Tucson, Arizona 85756
Open 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily
Last admittance at 4:00 PM
Call 520.574.0462 or Click Here for more info.

The museum restaurant is closed for construction. Drink and snack machines are available on site.
Hand stamp available for same day re-entry.
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 Adults $15.50
Pima Co. Residents $12.75
Seniors $12.75
Children $ 9.00
Children under 6  Free
AMARG $ 7.00
Group Rate $13.50

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