Storytelling is a 20-minute experience presenting historic stories that range from epic tales of personal heroism to the daily adventures of modern pilots, astronauts and ground crew working in commercial aviation and aerospace. Weekdays and Sundays at 1:00 PM.

Aerospace Update is a weekly recap of the latest news in astronomy, aviation, and spaceflight from our own experts. Every Saturday at 1:00 PM, a Museum Docent or NASA Solar System Ambassador leads a 15-minute chat about the week's events and discoveries. Q&A to follow

Availability & Price

Program FREE with paid admission

Storytelling: Sunday-Friday 1:00 PM - Personal Courage Wing Quonset Hut (unless otherwise noted)

Aerospace Update: Saturdays 1:00 PM - Charles Simonyi Space Gallery


Upcoming Storytelling Presentations

May, 2018

  • Tuesday, 5/1 - America's First Vietnam Ace
    with Larry Kanaster
  • Wednesday, 5/2 - Tuskegee Airmen
    with Harvey Hawks
  • Thursday, 5/3 - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Friday, 5/4 - Blackbird Tales (next to the Blackbird- Great Gallery)
    with Ken Bottini
  • Sunday, 5/6 - Bruce Carr: Escaping Enemy Territory (next to the P-51 Mustang- PCW)
    with Jerry Swearingen
  • Monday, 5/7 - P-38 Mid-air Collision in WWII
    with Sandy Morton
  • Tuesday, 5/8 - Pan Am Stratocruiser (2nd floor of Red Barn)
    with Bruce Lawrenson
  • Wednesday, 5/9 - Steam in the Air
    with Bill Griffith
  • Thursday, 5/10 - Lighter Than Air
    with Alan Werner
  • Friday, 5/11 - A-6 Intruder Air Hero
    with Dave Cable
  • Sunday, 5/13 - Apollo: Journey to the Moon
    with Lois Wilson
  • Monday, 5/14 - A Difficult Day in an EC-130
    with Bryan Osborne
  • Tuesday, 5/15 - B-17 Legacy: The Uncles We Never Knew
    with Jon Fehrenbach
  • Wednesday, 5/16 - Spitfire
    with Wayne Misenar
  • Thursday, 5/17 - B-29 Sunk by a PT Boat
    with Jim Marich
  • Friday, 5/18 - The B-52 and Vietnam
    with Dave Wellman
  • Sunday, 5/20 - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Monday, 5/21 - The Night Witches
    with Roger Neill
  • Tuesday, 5/22 - MAC 641
    with Ken McNair
  • Wednesday, 5/23 - Shoot down and Recovery of Oyster 1 Bravo
    with
    Jerry Coy
  • Thursday, 5/24 - Sopwith Camel
    with Barry Latter
  • Friday, 5/25 - The Vietnam War (next to the Bronze Map- Great Gallery)
    with Cal Kam
  • Sunday, 5/27 - Life on an Aircraft Carrier
    with Les Jones
  • Monday, 5/28 - Douglas Bader: RAF Pilot
    with Mike Richardson
  • Tuesday, 5/29 - Ellen Church (next to the Boeing Model 80A - Great Gallery)
    with Deana Ross
  • Wednesday, 5/30 - Flying the Alaskan Bush
    with Jeff Haddock
  • Thursday, 5/31 - Butch O'Hare
    with Bill McCutcheon