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Doing some Spring cleaning? Downsizing your craft or fabric collection? Wings of Eagles will be opening a Makerspace in the Spring and is looking for donations of materials/items that can be used by makers in our Lego, Craft, Sewing, Technology and Robotics spaces. What exactly is a Makerspace? Simply, a makerspace is a place in [...]
Mark your calendar! #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving, is November 28th. Our goal is to show the world that Wings of Eagles supporters have heart. Your generosity allows us to preserve history and inspire today’s youth to be ready for tomorrow’s needs. Donate: http://www.wingsofeagles.com/support-us/
No matter how you join in, our [...]
At the 3rd Annual Salute to Veterans event, Kelly Harkness and her father, David, were honored when each was given a Quilt of Valor, a hand-made quilt awarded to veterans for their military service. Dave Harkness has been a dedicated long-term volunteer at Wings of Eagles, and we thank him for his service. To learn [...]
Big Flats – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded the Wings of Eagle Discovery Center (WEDC) $1,249,678 to help inspire the next generation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) studies and careers as the agency progresses on its Journey to Mars.
The award will be used to create a Martian [...]
Mars Base Eagle: Integrating students, teachers and families in the engineering process of building NASA-themed STEM museum displays: an installation and pilot project for U.S. science museums.
Wings of Eagles Discovery Center will work with Board of Cooperative Educational Services Schuyler-Steuben-Chemung- Tioga-Allegany, Elmira City School District (ECSD), Cornell University, Ithaca College, University of Maryland Eastern [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wings of Eagles Discovery Center Volunteers to restore Cold War Relic Wings of Eagles Discovery Center volunteers have begun work on a new restoration project thanks to the generosity of one local business.
Horseheads, NY (November 19, 2015) – Thanks to a very generous donation of men and equipment by Mike Dimon [...]
I am pleased to announce that Nicole Burt has agreed to serve as Director of Education for WEDC. Nicole will serve in this role in addition to serving as Data and Curriculum Coordinator for the Elmira City School District.
Nicole has been an active teacher with WEDC for nearly a decade and has taught [...]
Alison Mandel assumes new role
After nearly a decade of full time dedication to WEDC, Alison will step down as Education Director effective Sunday, September 6th. She will continue with WEDC as a part time teacher, focusing on the e-Missions she helped to develop.
Throughout her tenure, Alison accomplished many things that helped build [...]
Wings of Eagles hosted a reception on May 7, 2015 on behalf of the Dr. Nelson Ying Tri Region Science and Engineering Fair where outstanding students were awarded for their determination and success. Rep. Tom Reed presented the awards to these deserving young people.
Wings of Eagles Discovery Center is going to Mars!
For the month of January, as we make final preparations for the Wings of Eagles Mars Base Eagle exhibit, we will be OPEN TO THE PUBLIC only on Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM or by appointment for school/group tours.
339 Daniel Zenker Drive
Horseheads, NY 14845
Tour our 25,000 sq ft hangar with aircraft on display inside and outside. Experience our collection through static displays, self guided mobile tours and flight simulators. Take home a momento from our Gift Shop to remember your visit and grab a bite to eat at the Wings Cafe. ‹more›