Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (Wings) is pleased to announce the opening of Above and Beyond, the ultimate interactive flight exhibition, on Saturday, September 29th.
Presented by Boeing, in collaboration with NASA and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, Above and Beyond presents a fascinating look into the current and future developments of aerospace.
Design, test and fly your very own supersonic jet, take a trip to low-Earth orbit in a space elevator, spread your wings and fly like a bird and much more. Above and Beyond has been the featured exhibition at globally-renowned attractions such as the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, Space Center Houston and others.
"Educating the future pilots, engineers and astronauts is in the fabric of what we do at Wings Over the Rockies," explained Wings Over the Rockies President and CEO, Maj Gen John Barry, USAF (Ret). "Above and Beyond is the type of transformational experience that can turn a spark of curiosity into a lifetime of passion for aerospace."
"Generating an interest in the marvels of aviation and aerospace at an early age is a priority for Boeing," said Ken Sain, vice president Digital Aviation & Analytics, Boeing Global Services. "Above and Beyond provides future engineers, pilots and astronauts with an interactive experience showing how they can pursue their dreams and inspiring them to pursue careers in science and technology."
Together Boeing and its Jeppesen subsidiary employ more than 1,800 people in Colorado.
Above and Beyond will open to the public beginning Saturday, September 29 at 10:00 AM MST at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver, Colorado. The exhibit is included in the price of museum admission.
SOURCE Wings Over the Rockies