Docent Storytelling is a 15-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

Docent 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 Docent Storytelling Presentations

January, 2018

  • Wednesday, 1/31 - Fly with the Aggressors
    with Jerry Coy
  • Thursday, 2/1 - Butch O'Hare
    with Bill McCutcheon
  • Friday, 2/2 - Blackbird Tales (next to the Blackbird- Great Gallery)
    with Ken Bottini
  • Sunday, 2/4 - Saving Your Wingman: Risner's and Pardo's Push
    with Jan Czechowski
  • Monday, 2/5 - P-38 Mid-air Collision in WWII
    with Sandy Morton
  • Tuesday, 2/6 - Pan Am Stratocruiser (on the 2nd Floor of the Red Barn)
    with Bruce Lawrenson
  • Wednesday, 2/7 - Flying the Alaskan Bush
    with Jeff Haddock
  • Thursday, 2/8 - B-29 Sunk by a PT Boat
    with Jim Marich
  • Friday, 2/9 - The B-52 and Vietnam
    with Dave Wellman
  • Sunday, 2/11 - Bruce Carr: Escaping Enemy Territory (at the P-51 Mustang- WWII Gallery)
    with Jerry Swearingen
  • Monday, 2/12 - B-29 Rescued by a Submarine
    with Don Ulmer
  • Tuesday, 2/13 - Battle of Britain
    with Larry Kanaster
  • Wednesday, 2/14 - Evolution of Fighter Tactics
    with Jerry Coy
  • Thursday, 2/15 - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Friday, 2/16 - Vietnam War (next to the Bronze Map- Great Gallery)
    with Calvin Kam
  • Sunday, 2/18 - Apollo: Journey to the Moon
    with Lois Wilson
  • Monday, 2/19 - Douglas Bader: RAF Pilot
    with Mike Richardson
  • Tuesday, 2/20 - Tale of Two Asian Wars
    with Ken McNair
  • Wednesday, 2/21 - Tuskegee Airmen
    with Harvey Hawks
  • Thursday, 2/22 - Lucky Lindy
    with Barry Latter
  • Friday, 2/23 - A-6 Intruder Air Hero
    with Dave Cable
  • Sunday, 2/25 - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Monday, 2/26 - P-38 Mid-air Collision in WWII
    with Sandy Morton
  • Tuesday, 2/27 - The Black Box (under the 737- Great Gallery)
    with Bob Semlow
  • Wednesday, 2/28 - The Spitfire
    with Wayne Misenar