July 28, 2021
A big piece of history … just hanging around.
The flown SR-71 Blackbird spy plane in our lobby reminds us of the epic engineering feats we build on as we look to the future of flight.
45 years ago today, two SR-71 planes set two momentous records:
Get a first-hand account of what it was like to fly one of these amazing planes in our interview with SR-71 pilot Col. Buz Carpenter.
And of course, come to the Cosmosphere to enjoy the breathtaking sight of this marvel in person!