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Wings Over the Rockies to Open New Exhibition

Discover the stories, people and rare artifacts behind extraordinary aerospace milestones.

Denver, CO (Dec. 15, 2021) – Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (Wings), located in the historic Lowry district of Denver, is thrilled to announce the Dec. 18 opening of their newest exhibition Skyward: Breakthroughs in Flight. Opening in conjunction with the anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ historic flight, Skyward: Breakthroughs in Flight highlights extraordinary aerospace milestones and the people who made them happen by featuring spectacular artifacts from Wings’ own collection.

Featured artifacts include fabric from the Wright Flyer that went to the moon with Neil Armstrong, an American flag signed by Charles Lindbergh, fabric from the Lockheed Vega that Amelia Earhart flew solo across the Atlantic and more! These artifacts help tell the story of great moments in flight as well as the people who shaped the course of human history and enabled the next generation of aviators to fly higher, faster and farther.

“The history of aviation is a story of huge leaps made by people from all walks of life,” said Wings Over the Rockies’ President and CEO, Maj Gen John Barry, USAF (Ret). “This exhibit tells that story, from the first flight to the first footprint on the moon and other breakthroughs, some of which may surprise you. You’ll walk away understanding you too can follow your dreams and reach new milestones—the sky is the limit.”

Skyward: Breakthroughs in Flight is included in museum admission. Visit WingsMuseum.org/Skyward to learn more and pre-purchase tickets.

About Wings Over the Rockies:

Wings Over the Rockies is a Colorado-based non-profit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring all people about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future. By utilizing the Air & Space Museum in Denver’s historic Lowry neighborhood to preserve the past and the Exploration of Flight Center at Centennial Airport to focus on the present and future, Wings strives to encourage the future aerospace leaders of tomorrow. For more information about Wings Over the Rockies please visit WingsMuseum.org, ExplorationOfFlight.org or like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter & Instagram, connect with us on LinkedIn and subscribe to our YouTube channel.

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