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Sat, Jun 17


Empire State Aerosciences Museum

ESAM Fly in Breakfast - "From Malta to the Moon"

Saturday, June 17 from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

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ESAM Fly in Breakfast - "From Malta to the Moon"
ESAM Fly in Breakfast - "From Malta to the Moon"

Time & Location

Jun 17, 2023, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Dr, Glenville, NY 12302, USA

About the event

June 17 from 8:30 am – 10:30 am at 250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville, NY 12302  (off Route 50). Enjoy an assortment of pancakes, french toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea, fruit and more. The breakfast is  open to the public.

At 10 am, Malta Town Historian, Paul Perreault will present "From Malta to the Moon". In 1945, the U.S. Army brought the captured German V-2 rocket program to Luther Forest in Malta so that scientists and engineers from the Schenectady General Electric facility could recreate the facilities that the Germans had built at Peene-munde. From 1945 to the early 60's, over 5,000 static tests of rocket motors, fuels and nose cone materials were conducted in Malta and then sent on to other sites for in-flight tests. Perreault is a retired school adminis-trator, having held many positions with local schools. He is on various local Boards and was recently honored [with a Public History Award by the Trustees of the Saratoga County History Center. ESAM has it's Malta Rocket Test Center Exhibit located in Gallery II. Check it out!

Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport  and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.

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