The Ulitimate Flight Exhibition
The Ulitimate Flight Exhibition

Above & Beyond Blog

The Making of Above & Beyond

How do you create an exhibition about something that hasn't happened yet? That’s one of the challenges we faced when we started creative development on “Above and Beyond.” We knew we’d nod to the first 100 years or so of aviation history, but our primary mission was to focus on what’s still to come – the future of aerospace - the stuff that hasn’t been built yet. We gathered our small team in the...

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Boarding the Spaceplane

During the administration of President Ronald Reagan, senior government officials began to discuss the possibility of developing an “Orient Express,” a hybrid air and spaceplane that could carry ordinary people between New York City and Tokyo in about one hour. How is this possible? Actually, the concept is quite simple: Develop an aerospace plane that can take off like a conventional jetliner from an ordinary...

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