On June 1, 1937, Amelia Earhart lifted off from an airfield in Hialeah, bound on the ambitious round-the-world flight from which she would never return. Scholars and enthusiasts have spent the past seven decades arguing about what happened to the aviation pioneer, and this week one prominent Earhart ... More >>
via FacebookBack in 1937 aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart made an un-publicized flight from Oakland, California to Miami, Fl. Once safely landed in Miami, Earhart announced that she'd once again attempt to circumnavigate the globe after technical problems stymied an earlier attempt that ... More >>
Astronauts chowing down at zero gravityAccording to NASA, the last Space Shuttle Launch of STS-135 will take place at 11:26 a.m. this morning (be sure to put on the TV). Just as space flight has evolved, so has the Astronaut's diet of what used to be Tang and tubes of ham salad and c ... More >>
Jackie SayetBringing home the Sir Francis Bacon.Everyone's buzzing on bacon. Drinkable (like in the case of "Bakon" vodka) and munchable, is there ever an occasion when getting some belly in your belly is not ok?My Achilles' heel is particularly, and often, pierced in Hedy Goldsmith's pastr ... More >>
via Wiki Commons It's kind of weird to think that before Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, the last soil their feet touched was Floridian. Today marks the 40th anniversary of the lunar landing. The moon walk happened the following the day. Meanwhile, here on Earth, we still ... More >>
A lecture for the plant-lover in you
Today is the day we set aside every year to remember our presidents and what great men they surely must have been buy Egyptian cotton sheets at the department store's two-for-one sale. Yes, it is Presidents' Day. At first, I thought about putting together some sort of fun list of interesting preside ... More >>
Reliving the glory of America's giant leap for mankind
Jump aboard the mother ship of two exhibits delivering a wild ride
"Women and Flight"
The Antique, Classic, and Warbird Invitational Fly-In
July 8 - 14, 1999
Two parts pragmatism and one part nostalgia keep Miami's last propeller-driven cargo planes skimming the skies
Six years later, the Pan Am Historical Foundation gets back its artifacts from the City of Miami. Most of them, anyway.