Aerospace Legacy Foundation

Your portal to America's aerospace history


Aerospace Legacy Foundation (ALF) is a community based non-profit organization (501c3) including aerospace retirees and the public at large. Preserving Southern California's Aerospace and Aviation History including Downey's aerospace legacy.


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X-15 at maximum altitude. NASA





Discover Downey!

ALF members Meeting May 20th 1-3 PM

Columbia Memorial Space Center


October 7th and October 8th

October 7th and October 8th


Support the Columbia Space Center

Defying Gravity Returns!  2017

Defying Gravity at the Columbia Memorial Space Center

Tickets are available for Defying Gravity, a play by Jane Anderson, at the Columbia Memorial Space Center April 28-May 14th, 2017. This is a heartfelt portrait of the lives affected by the Challenger Space Shuttle Tragedy, produced by the Downey Arts Coalition. Click Here For Tickets and More Information

Downey's Columbia Memorial Space Center is a shrine to STEM/STEAM

Downey's Columbia Memorial Space Center is a shrine to STEM/STEAM

Tickets to Defying Gravity Here!!!


The Titan Rover Group

Cal-State Fullerton

Sponsorship Information

Help out these local college students with an incredible project!

Titan Rover Needs Your Support! 

Titan Rover is a platform to transition engineering students to professionals. We need any and all forms of sponsorship including cash donations, gifts in-kind, and mentorships.

Your tax-deductible gift to our project will ensure we will have the funds we need for servos, motors, raw materials, telemetry systems, sensors, and whatever else we need to complete our project. 

Whether your contribution is $10 or $1,000 (or more!), you will help the Titan Rover Team complete their project and enable California State University, Fullerton to shine among the other universities at the competition.

Every gift counts, so choose your level of support below and watch for updates on our success. From all of us at Titan Rover, we thank you for your support!

Please read our Sponsor Information  packet for more information.


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Consolidated Vultee ad Desert Sun, Number 25, 18 January 1946

Consolidated Vultee ad Desert Sun, Number 25, 18 January 1946

Southern California Aviation History




Last North American Bald Eagle Luncheon

North American Aviation Bald Eagles Final Luncheon (55th) 2017




Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey

Free Admission for Students!




1954-2016      James Milton Busby- Former ALF President



Southern California / America's Aviation and Aerospace History