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About SDASM Insider

SDASM Insider goal is to bring you all things about the San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) including behind-the-scenes looks, videos, upcoming events and competitions, and anything else we think you might find interesting. Most blog posts are written by Brent Bernasconi. Other authors who write a post will be noted.

More information about SDASM can be found below:

The Museum

The San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM), the Official California Air & Space Museum and Education Center, located in the southern end the historic Balboa Park. Inside the Ford Building, the museum houses over 60 air- and spacecraft, countless aviation and space artifacts, and exciting special exhibitions.

For more information on hours and ticket prices, click here.

Gillespie Field Annex

The San Diego Air & Space Museum Gillespie Field Annex is ideally located at Gillespie Field Airport in El Cajon, CA. The Annex displays most of SDASM’s jet collection along with an Atlas ICBM. The Annex is free to the public and open from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.

For more information on Gillespie Field Annex, click here.

San Diego Air & Space Museum Technology Center

In March 2006, the Museum acquired the former General Dynamics Low Speed Wind Tunnel (LSWT), in use since 1947, at San Diego’s Lindbergh Field. The newly named San Diego Air & Space Museum Technology Center has been used for testing on both military and private aircraft, boats, and even athletes, such as Lance Armstrong and Tony Hawk.

For more information on the Technology Center, click here.

SDASM Mission Statement

Celebrate… Educate… Inspire!

Celebrate aviation and space flight history through preservation of significant artifacts, presentation of dynamic exhibits, and commemoration of the men and women who forged aerospace history.

Educate the public about the social and historical significance of aerospace technology and its promise for the future.

Inspire students to excel in technology, mathematics and the sciences, and encourage all visitors to become life-long learners in support of aerospace advancement.

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