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

April, 2018

  • Sunday, 4/1 - Saving Your Wingman: Risner's and Pardo's Push
    with Jan Czechowski
  • Monday, 4/2 - B-29 Rescued by a Submarine
    with Don Ulmer
  • Tuesday, 4/3 - Battle of Britain
    with Larry Kanaster
  • Wednesday, 4/4 - Spitfire
    with Wayne Misenar
  • Thursday, 4/5 - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Friday, 4/6 - The B-52 and Vietnam
    with Dave Wellman
  • Sunday, 4/8 - Life on an Aircraft Carrier
    with Les Jones
  • Monday, 4/9 - Douglas Bader: RAF Pilot
    with Mike Richardson
  • Tuesday, 4/10 - A Tale of Two Asian Wars
    with Ken McNair
  • Wednesday, 4/11 - Gooney Bird
    with Bill Griffith
  • Thursday, 4/12 - CANCELLED
  • Friday, 4/13 - Vietnam War (next to the Bronze Map - Great Gallery)
    with Cal Kam
  • Sunday, 4/15 - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Monday, 4/16 - CANCELLED
  • Tuesday, 4/17 - Ellen Church (next to the Boeing Model 80A - Great Gallery)
    with Deana Ross
  • Wednesday, 4/18 - Evolution of Fighter Tactics
    with Jerry Coy
  • Thursday, 4/19 - Life on an Aircraft Carrier
    with Bill McCutcheon
  • Friday, 4/20 - A-6 Intruder Air Hero
    with Dave Cable
  • Sunday, 4/22 - Bruce Carr: Escaping Enemy Territory (next to P-51 Mustang - PCW)
    with Jerry Swearingen
  • Monday, 4/23 - A Difficult Day in an EC-130
    with
    Bryan Osborne
  • Tuesday, 4/24 - Pardo's Push
    with Ken McNair
  • Wednesday, 4/25 - The Black Box (next to 737 - Great Gallery)
    with Bob Semlow
  • Thursday, 4/26 - Anti-Sub Warfare
    with Bill McCutcheon
  • Friday, 4/27 - Dutch Holocaust Survivor
    with Pete Metzelaar
  • Sunday, 4/29 - The History of Aerospace in 10 Objects
    with Pierre Lauzon
  • Monday, 4/30 - The Night Witches
    with Roger Neill