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. Storytelling is held daily Sunday through Friday 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 20-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

August, 2019

  • Thursday, 8/1
    No Storytelling
    Blue Angels Week
  • Friday, 8/2
    No Storytelling
    Blue Angels Week
  • Sunday, 8/4
    No Storytelling
    Jet Blast Bash
  • Monday, 8/5
    Compass Call: Desert Storm and Electronic Combat
    with Bryan Osborne
  • Tuesday, 8/6
    The Battle of Britain
    with Larry Kanaster
  • Wednesday, 8/7
    The Tuskegee Airmen
    with Harvey Hawks
  • Thursday, 8/8
    Vietnam AirMobile/ Air Assault: A Soldier's Story
    with Dave Waggoner
  • Friday, 8/9
    Black Friday, The A-6 Intruder in Vietnam- Never Forget
    with Dave Cable
  • Sunday, 8/11
    Bruce Carr: Escaping Enemy Territory (in the Personal Courage Wing- next to the P-51 Mustang)
    with Jerry Swearingen
  • Monday, 8/12
    The Unlikely Inventor
    with Barry Cossel
  • Tuesday, 8/13
    Lighter Than Air
    with Alan Werner
  • Wednesday, 8/14
    Flying the Alaskan Bush
    with Jeff Haddock
  • Thursday, 8/15
    The Unfinished Letter
    with Tom Davidson
  • Friday, 8/16
    The Vietnam War (in the Great Gallery- by the Bronze Map)
    with Cal Kam
  • Sunday, 8/18
    Fly Girls: American Women Pilots in the 1930s
    with Leslie Czechowski
  • Monday, 8/19
    The Night Witches
    with Roger Neill
  • Tuesday, 8/20
    B-17 Legacy: The Uncles We Never Knew
    with Jon Fehrenbach
  • Wednesday, 8/21
    The Evolution of Fighter Pilot Tactics
    with Jerry Coy
  • Thursday, 8/22
    Round-The-World Flight That Wasn't...
    with Bill McCutcheon
  • Friday, 8/23
    Dutch Holocaust Survivor
    with Pete Metzelaar
  • Sunday, 8/25
    B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Monday, 8/26
    Douglas Bader: RAF Fighter Pilot
    with Mike Richardson
  • Tuesday, 8/27
    The Last Flight of MAC 641
    with Ken McNair
  • Wednesday, 8/28
    The Wright Brothers: Why They Were First
    with Wayne Misenar
  • Thursday, 8/29
    Eject, Eject, Eject
    with Barry Latter
  • Friday, 8/30
    The Dreamlifter
    with John Weiss