Chapter 122

Harrisburg, PA

Smithsonian Air & Space Museum and other Museums

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Saturday May 12, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:45 PM
7111 Wertzville Road, Mechanicsburg, PA,  (map)

posted by Don Fair

The bus departs Holy Apostles Orthodox Church’s parking lot, 7111 Wertzville Road, Mechanicsburg, PA, promptly at 7:30 a.m. and will return to the parking lot at 5:30 p.m. Looking forward to seeing you on board!

Departure to tour the Air & Space Museum will be promptly at 7:30 a.m. with arrival time at about 10 a.m. Departure for home from the Air & Space Museum will be promptly at 3:30 PM. Other museums close-by at the mall include the National Museum of Art, Natural History Museum, American Indian Museum, and the US Capitol.

• Your tour will move through the following display areas (U2 Spy Plane, Discover XIII and GAMBIT), guided by Don Fair. His comments are based on personal experiences and will take about 30 minutes. After Don’s presentation, you are free to remain in the Air & Space museum or tour other close-by museums listed above at the Mall. A map to find these museums will be provided enroute.

Cost $65 per person

“Catch a Falling Star”

 

• You will see the CORONA/GAMBIT reconnaissance satellite camera systems and recovery vehicles containing exposed film. This recovery vehicle was affectionately known as the “Falling Star.” You can learn how to “Catch a Falling Star” by watching the video, and see how these RVs were recovered in midair.

Deadline to reserve your seat is April 12, 2018. Make checks payable to Allegheny Flight for Christ, LLC, and send to: Don Fair, 1522 Collingdale Circle, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-7319.

Proceeds to benefit Holy Apostles Orthodox Church and EAA, Chapter 122

 

 

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