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Behind-the-scenes at the Cradle of Aviation

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Did you know that Long Island is full of historical secrets? In this behind-the-scenes look, we get a sneak peek into the Cradle of Aviation, home to over 75 air and spacecraft, from hot air balloons to a Lunar Module, chronicling 100 years of aerospace history. 

Join your guide, Josh Stoff, Curator, Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center as he unveils some of the secrets and stories behind the Museum’s artifacts in an exclusive online look at the oddities and little known points of interest of the museum. Learn new facts and hear new stories on this VIP tour!

“Long Island’s involvement in aviation and spaceflight is a story of struggle and risk, failure, and success, by people who tried to reach as far as their imaginations and abilities would take them. But we are not at the end of our story – the history of aviation and spaceflight – in fact, we are probably still somewhere near the beginning.” – Josh Stoff, Curator, Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center

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