Officials Rush To Fix Leaky Aircraft Carrier In Alameda Before El Niño Rains ArriveThe Chronicle reported Friday that the U.S.S. Hornet's 100,000-square-foot teak flight deck has sprung leaks which need to be fixed before expected El Nino-generated storms hit the region.
Best Science Exhibits In The Bay AreaOne of the things that makes a great science exhibit deserving of that tag is its enduring appeal for everyone. Go with a kindergartener or a grandmother and you'll see just what we mean.
Buzz Aldrin To Reunite With USS Hornet That Recovered Apollo 11 Crew Forty-five years after his iconic moon landing, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is set to reunite with the ship that recovered the Apollo 11 crew from the Pacific Ocean when they returned to Earth from their historic space mission.
Liam Mayclem Spends A Day In AlamedaAlameda Naval Station on the East shore of San Francisco Bay once thrived.
70 Years Later, Pearl Harbor Survivor To Speak Aboard Alameda’s USS HornetWednesday marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, which left 2,402 Americans dead and drew the country into World War II. A Bay Area survivor is the main speaker at the remembrance onboard the USS Hornet in Alameda.
Alameda Warship Honored For Role In Space ProgramThe USS Hornet was acknowledged for its role in the Apollo 11 space mission Wednesday, as the curator for the warship and museum docked in Alameda attended Wednesday's Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for Apollo astronauts in Washington, D.C.