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Gala and auction Institute of Flight at Future of Flight

Gala & Auction

Soaring into the Future

6th Annual Gala & Auction

Join us for an elegant evening of fun and excitement while enjoying an exquisite dinner in our unique venue. Visit with former astronaut Mike Massimino (the last person to have been inside the Hubble Space telescope on its final servicing mission in 2009) during cocktail hour before adjourning to the main program on our aerospace gallery floor. We have a plethora of silent auction items to choose from and some unique (some extremely rare) live auction items - all offered by the wonderful auction team of Pat Cashman and his son Chris. Be prepared for an evening of high-level energy!

Event Details:
Saturday, October 15, 2016
5:30 p.m. - Champagne Reception and Silent Auction 

Hosted Bar and Appetizers

7:00 p.m. Dinner and Live Auction

Black Tie Optional  

Chairperson:   Jeffery Van Dyck

Tickets:  $150
Table of 10:  $1,250

* All proceeds benefit S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) education programs, Aerospace Gallery exhibits, and our financial assistance program.

Future of Flight Aviation Center
8415 Paine Field Blvd.
Mukilteo, WA 98275

For additional information, please contact Gary W. or call 425-438-8100 ext. 218

Former Astronaut Mike Massimino - Future of Flight

Honorary Co-Chair: Mike Massimino

Meet our Honorary Co-Chair Mike Massimino, NASA veteran from 1996 to 2014, and author of new book Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe.

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Pat and Chris Cashman - Institute of Flight - Future of Flight

Auctioneers: Pat and Chris Cashman

Meet the auction team of Pat and Chris Cashman who will keep you entertained as you bid on some great live auction items.

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Nicholas Patrick - Institute of Flight - Future of Flight

Honorary Co-Chair: Nicholas Patrick

Meet our Honorary Co-Chair Nicholas Patrick of Blue Origin LLC, the fifth British astronaut to go to space, a NASA veteran (1998 to 2012) and member of the Institute of Flight's Board of Directors.

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Seattle Seahawks helmets - Institute of Flight - Future of Flight

Auction Items

If you are looking for unique and rare experiences, our Soaring into the Future Gala & Auction will surely provide you with that opportunity. View some of our hot auction items.

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Kaspars Special Events - Future of Flight


View our exquisite dinner menu catered by Kaspars Special Events & Catering with hosted bar.

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thank you


Thank you to our valued sponsors who play an important role in our mission to serve as many students as possible in our STEAM education programs.  Your continued support in our community is appreciated.

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Drone Zone Students - Institute of Flight - Future of Flight

Raise the Paddle

Your support and participation in this year's Gala & Auction will support for our new, groundbreaking initiative.

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