September 20, 2018 – Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum has announced the opening of Above and Beyond, the ultimate interactive flight exhibition, on Saturday, September 29th.
Presented by Boeing, in collaboration with NASA and the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, Above and Beyond presents a fascinating look into the current and future developments of aerospace.
“Generating an interest in the marvels of aviation and aerospace at an early age is a priority for Boeing,” said Ken Sain, vice president Digital Aviation & Analytics, Boeing Global Services. “Above and Beyond provides future engineers, pilots and astronauts with an interactive experience showing how they can pursue their dreams and inspiring them to pursue careers in science and technology.”
Visitors will be able to design, test and fly a supersonic jet, take a trip to low-Earth orbit in a space elevator, fly like a bird and much more.
“Educating the future pilots, engineers and astronauts is in the fabric of what we do at Wings Over the Rockies,” said Wings Over the Rockies President and CEO, Maj. Gen. John Barry, USAF (Ret). “Above and Beyond is the type of transformational experience that can turn a spark of curiosity into a lifetime of passion for aerospace.”
Above and Beyond has been the featured exhibition at globally-renowned attractions such as the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, Space Center Houston and others. The exhibit will open in Denver beginning Saturday, September 29 at 10:00 AM MST. Above and Beyond is included in the price of Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum admission.
Boeing and its Jeppesen subsidiary employ more than 1,800 people in Colorado.