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Storytelling & Aerospace Update

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Aerospace Update

Time: Saturdays at 1:00 PM
Location: Charles Simonyi Space Gallery
FREE with Museum Admission

A weekly 20-minute recap of the latest news in astronomy, aviation, and spaceflight from our own experts. Q&A to follow.


Storytelling

Time: Sunday through Friday at 1:00 PM
Location: Personal Courage Wing Quonset Hut (unless otherwise noted)
FREE with Museum Admission

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.

Upcoming Storytelling Presentations

January 2023

  • Sunday, 1/1 - Polish RAF Heroes of the Battle of Britain with Jan Czechowski
  • Monday, 1/2 - Extreme Courage with Paul Harvey
  • Tuesday, 1/3 - The Battle of Britain with Larry Kanaster
  • Wednesday, 1/4 - Birth of 4th Generation Fighters: F-15 Eagle with Jerry Coy
  • Thursday, 1/5 - Vietnam AirMobile/Air Assault: A Soldier's Story with Dave Waggoner
  • Friday, 1/6 - Balloons in World War II and Beyond with Dan Nordmark
  • Sunday, 1/8 - No Storytelling
  • Monday, 1/9 - A Difficult Day in an EC-130 with Bryan Osborne
  • Tuesday, 1/10 - Corsair: The Airplane Pirate with Alan Werner
  • Wednesday, 1/11 - B-24 Commander to POW with Dan Ford
  • Thursday, 1/12 - Vietnam AirMobile/Air Assault: A Soldier's Story with Dave Waggoner
  • Friday, 1/13 - Landing on a Postage Stamp with Dave Cable
  • Sunday, 1/15 - Saving Your Wingman: Risner's and Pardo's Push with Jan Czechowski
  • Monday, 1/16 - Minuteman Missile Launch Officer with John Brightbill
  • Tuesday, 1/17 - The Black Box with Bob Semlow under the 737
  • Wednesday, 1/18 - The Tuskegee Airmen with Harvey Hawks
  • Thursday, 1/19 - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions with Dick Nelms
  • Friday, 1/20 - Aviatrix Pioneers with Charles Fitzgerald
  • Sunday, 1/22 - No Storytelling
  • Monday, 1/23 - Douglas Bader: RAF Fighter Pilot with Mike Richardson
  • Tuesday, 1/24 - The Birth of the B-52: The Weekend that Changed the World with Jon Fehrenbach
  • Wednesday, 1/25 - B-24 Commander to POW with Dan Ford
  • Thursday, 1/26 - The Unfinished Letter with Tom Davidson
  • Friday, 1/27 - Dutch Holocaust Survivor with Pete Metzelaar
  • Sunday, 1/29 - Polish RAF Heroes of the Battle of Britain with Jan Czechowski
  • Monday, 1/30 - CSAR in Vietnam with Paul Rubin
  • Tuesday, 1/31 - The Battle of Britain with Larry Kanaster


Check back at the end of the month for more upcoming presentations.