The Legacy of Eddie Rickenbacker

The Legacy of Eddie Rickenbacker

World War I witnessed the dawn of aerial combat. First used as reconnaissance tools, early military aircraft soon adopted fixed, forward-facing guns. These new weaponized aircraft could now engage the enemy and strip them of their ability to spy. Air-to-air combat was...
What is a Military Flyover?

What is a Military Flyover?

History of the Flyover On September 5, 1918, 60 United States Army biplanes soared over game one of the World Series. Fans who had gathered to watch the Cubs and Red Sox battle it out for baseball supremacy gazed skyward in awe at the first military flyover in world...
STEM Summer Passport Program is in Full Swing

STEM Summer Passport Program is in Full Swing

Kids from all over are partaking in the Hill Aerospace Museum’s STEM Summer Passport Program. So far more than 20 participants have graduated from the STEM Passport Program, and many more are on their way. To graduate, participants need to attend 8 of the 11...
Fly Me to the Moon

Fly Me to the Moon

The Hill Aerospace Museum and Clark Planetarium are putting on a FREE week-long special event to highlight the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Ms. Jessica Vos, a NASA Engineer, will be traveling from Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, to teach...
Summertime Activities to Entertain Kids and Parents Alike

Summertime Activities to Entertain Kids and Parents Alike

It’s summertime in Utah. That means long days, sunburns, mosquito bites and bored kids. Instead of letting another summer with your kids evaporate in a mist of cleaning the house, binging on Netflix or playing video games, get out of the house and explore some of...
Why Should Students Visit Museums?

Why Should Students Visit Museums?

In this day and age our children have no shortage of ways to keep busy outside of their normal school responsibilities. Video games, sports, music lessons and more have parents running youngsters back and forth on a regular basis. The pressures from state-mandated...
Introducing the C-130 Experience!

Introducing the C-130 Experience!

The time is officially here! The C-130 Experience at the Hill Aerospace Museum is now open to the public. Museum Staff and Volunteers have been working hard to convert a C-130E into an immersive learning space for kids and adults to enjoy. This experience is a one of...
Chemistry in Air & Space

Chemistry in Air & Space

Get excited to experience Chemistry in Air & Space! The education teams at Hill Aerospace Museum and Clark Planetarium are collaborating to bring you another fun and interactive class on Chemistry. The Air & Space Series is geared towards kids 8 and older,...
C-130 “Hercules”

C-130 “Hercules”

NC-130B “Hercules”   Lockheed NC-130B “Hercules” S/N 57-0526 Crew:  Five Engines: Four Allison T56-A-7 turboprops; 4,050 hp each Wingspan: 132 ft 7 in Length: 97 ft 9 in Height: 38 ft 3 in Weight: empty: 72,892 lbs; gross: 135,000 lbs; max: 175,000...
2nd Annual STEM Summer Passport Program!

2nd Annual STEM Summer Passport Program!

The Hill Aerospace Museum is excited to host the STEM Summer Passport Program for a second summer! Starting June 4, 2019, the STEM Passport program at the Hill Aerospace Museum will be in full swing! Through the week, the education staff at the Museum will host 8-10...