Dimensional Innovations to begin construction of exhibits surrounding “Muriel”— the world’s last remaining Lockheed Electra 10-E aircraft — identical to the model Earhart flew on final flight. New STEM and history museum in Atchison, Kansas, to open in 2023.
In 1995, seven of the Mercury 13 met at Kennedy Space Center to see Space Shuttle Discovery. Wally is second from the left. Wally Funk was the first female Federal Aviation Agency Inspector, first female Air Safety Investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board, and flight instructor for over 3,000 students. She was also one […]
NEWS RELEASE APRIL 12, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION: Allison Balderrama Museum Director, Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum PO Box 127, Atchison, KS 66002 314-753-8312 firstname.lastname@example.org TOPEKA – Humanities Kansas recently awarded $1,462 to the Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation (AAEF) to support “Amelia Earhart Textile Preservation & Outreach.” Allison Balderrama serves as project director. […]
Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation Hires Museum Director The Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation is excited to announce the hire of Allison Balderrama to fill the position of Museum Director. As an alumna of Benedictine College, Allison is excited to return to Atchison and become more involved in the community through her work at the museum. “I […]
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran Visits Hangar Museum Senator Jerry Moran visited Atchison, Kansas today and was able to tour the Hangar Museum to visit Muriel in her new home. The Foundation is pleased to have been able to show him around our space, and look forward to working with Senator Moran to spread awareness of […]
On Friday, December 27, 2019, Muriel the last remaining Lockheed Electra 10-E migrated to her new and final home inside the Hangar Museum. With hard work and careful planning, the Foundation was able to move her with no problems into her new 17,000 sq ft resting space. The air was a crisp 43 degrees with […]
The Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation is excited to announce the hire of Makinzie Burghart to fill the position of Director of Development. An Atchison native, Makinzie is excited to return to her roots and spread awareness of the upcoming Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum. “I am very excited to work with the Foundation board to educate […]
Fiber Internet Will Be in Atchison in 2019! The need for reliable and high-speed internet at the soon to be completed Atchison Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum (AEHM) has led to plans for a fiber internet extension. The project also will benefit county residents living along the route to the museum, located at the Amelia Earhart […]