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Charity Memorabilia Auction 4 – November 18, 2017

Our Auction Site is NOW OPEN for early online bidding. Live Auction Day is Nov 18, 2017 from noon to 5 p.m. when you can bid online or live in-person with the auctioneer at the museum. For your best chance of winning, we suggest starting with early online bidding, then participating in the final bidding […]

American Space Museum Unveils Commemorative Publication

TITUSVILLE – In cooperation with Specialized Media Group, LLC of Jacksonville, FL, the American Space Museum announced this week that it will be releasing a commemorative publication designed to spotlight the museum and its new programs, the aerospace industry that is roaring back to life in Florida, and the vivid history of American space exploration, […]

Charity Memorabilia Auction 3 – June 17, 2017 (Appraisal May 20)

Got Memorabilia? Get it appraised here! The American Space Museum has a memorabilia specialist who can assess the value of your collection or of specific pieces. Our next scheduled Appraisal Day is May 20, 2017. You can also set up an appointment to meet with our appraiser privately (which we recommend if you have a […]

REACH FOR THE STARS Reception at the EFSC Planetarium

UPDATE: Thanks to our sponsors, guests, astronauts, Brevard Schools Superintendent Desmond Blackburn, Sheriff Wayne Ivey, and volunteers for making our 2017 Reach for the Stars Reception such a success! We were SO grateful to have 11 astronauts in the house! The Planetarium was a great venue, and the food from Green Turtle catering was spectacular […]

Parrish Foundation Seeds STEAM Space Project With $25,000 Grant

TITUSVILLE – The Jess Parrish Medical Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum for its innovative new STEAM Space program, designed to give students, especially those deemed “at risk,” the opportunity to discover their own potential in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. “Making our community a better […]

Upcoming Classes and Charity Auction 2

Charity Auction 2 The Space Walk of Fame Charity Space Memorabilia Auction takes place on Oct. 29, 2016. Don’t miss out on this chance to bid on exciting pieces of aerospace history — from photos signed by the Mercury Astronauts to pieces of the Hindenberg to a flown-in-space quilt and SO much more. Over 300 […]

PNC Funds Space Walk of Fame Project

$10,000 Grant for Pre-K STEAM Programs Titusville, Dec. 21, 2015 — A commitment to energizing students toward science, technology, math and engineering has earned the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum a $10,000 grant from the PNC Foundation. The funding will be used to underwrite the museum’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and math) […]

We Have a New Building and a New Executive Director

New Museum Director Offers Background in Fundraising, Events, Marketing The U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum (SWOF) in Titusville has hired a new Executive Director. Tara Dixon Engel of Cocoa Beach joined the museum in June to assist with fundraising and promotions and stepped into the Director’s position as of Sept. 18. She replaces long-time […]

Dinner With the Astronauts

Space Walk of Fame Annual Fundraiser The annual Dinner with the Astronauts was held at the Suntree Country Club, Melbourne, FL. One hundred fifty people enjoyed sharing the evening with eleven Apollo and Shuttle astronauts. The astronauts spent time engaging with the guests during cocktail hour and dinner throughout the evening. Individual reflections by each […]

Joseph A. Williams’ Generous Donation

Thank you, Joe Williams! A most generous gift for the Space Walk of Fame Museum by Joe Williams was presented at the annual Dinner with the Astronauts. Joe also surprised everyone after the presentation of this $100,000 check by announcing that he would match all donations to the museum during this year up to $100,000. Joe […]