Air & Space Museum
Lundeen Statue of Jack Swigert, Apollo 13 CMP
Colorado astronaut Jack Swigert was the Command Module Pilot on the nearly disastrous Apollo 13 mission in 1970. While traveling to the Moon, an oxygen tank exploded, crippling the spacecraft and virtually dooming the crew. Ingenuity, teamwork with engineers on the ground, and a “failure is not an option” attitude enabled the crew to make emergency repairs and a successful landing. This statue is a duplicate of the bronze created by George and Mark Lundeen for the National Statuary Collection in the United States Capitol.
Join Wings Over the Rockies Exploration of Flight for monthly fly-ins featuring planes, pilots and breakfast!
On the first Saturday of every month, enjoy breakfast from a local food truck, watch aircraft fly in and explore interactive exhibits and simulators.
Food Truck: Cruz In & Eat
Please note: Food purchases are not included in admission.
Pilots – Fly in for free breakfast! For tie-down space, contact Flight@WingsMuseum.org or 303.360.5360 ext 160.
Colorado Gives Day
Help Wings reach new heights this Colorado Gives Day!
Your gift will support our educational programming and student learners, engaging exhibits, aircraft restoration and more!
Donate now! All gifts received between November 1st – December 5th count toward our Colorado Gives Day campaign. Not only will your donation supply Wings with critical funds, but your support could also qualify us for additional funding. Make your donation fly further! Visit our Colorado Gives Day page or donate below.
Santa in the Hangar at the Museum
Join us for a day of family fun and celebrate the holiday season at Wings Over the Rockies™ Air & Space Museum. Arrive early to see Santa arrive in a helicopter at 10:00 a.m.!
Join us for various holiday-themed activities including:
- Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus
- Games and holiday crafts
- Candy cane scavenger hunt
- Select Open Cockpits
- Paser-Bushby Mustang II
- Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23
- Flight for Life AS316/318 Alouette III (Wheelchair accessible)
- Convair F-102 Delta Dagger
- LTV A-7D Corsair II
- Pedal Planes
- Discovery Carts
- Magic show from Chad Wonder Magic
- Photo Booth from Mihi Entertainment
- Balloon Twisting from Clownin’ Around For Fun
- And much more!
You can also celebrate with us on December 10th at our second location, Exploration of Flight at Centennial Airport. Click here to learn more!
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