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NUMU, the New Museum – Los Gatos, Announces a Temporary Exhibit about Airships

Source: New Museum Los Gatos – numulosgatos.org The Grand Opening of the New Museum – Los Gatos (NUMU) will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015. In honor of the GRAND OPENING Saturday June 6, 2015, NUMU will be hosting a … Continue reading

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Google Takes Over Aging Moffett Field and Its Airship Hangars

Source: San Jose Mercury News – mercurynews.com By Matt O’Brien Built for an age when 800-foot-long flying aircraft carriers were the cutting edge of aviation, the colossal hangars of the Moffett Federal Airfield are about to become roosts for Silicon … Continue reading

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February 12, 1935 – February 12, 2015: 80th Anniversary of the Loss of the USS Macon

Eighty years ago, on February 12, 1935 the Navy’s dirigible ZR-5, USS Macon was lost as it crashed into the Pacific Ocean, off Monterey Bay. Read more about the tragic event on Brian Swopes’ This Day in Aviation post. There … Continue reading

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Levi’s® 49ers Stadium

Source: TerraMai- terramai.com Project: Levi’s® 49ers Stadium Location: Santa Clara, CA Design: HNTB Architecture Product: Reclaimed Moffett Field Redwood Paneling, Cabinetry, Seating & Benches TerraMai was honored to be part of HNTB’s design vision for the new Levi’s® Stadium that … Continue reading

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America’s First Flying Aircraft Carriers

Source: Gizmodo – gizmodo.com By Andrew Tarantola Flying aircraft carriers are a great idea on paper – especially when they’re commanded by the likes of Nick Fury – but in reality, they’re more death trap than sky island. Or, at … Continue reading

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