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

  • Monday, 1/1 - B-29 Rescued by a Submarine
    with Don Ulmer
  • Tuesday, 1/2 - Battle of Britain
    with Larry Kanaster
  • Wednesday, 1/3 - Gooney Bird
    with Bill Griffith
  • Thursday, 1/4 - Sopwith Camel
    with Barry Latter
  • Friday, 1/5 - The B-52 and Vietnam
    with Dave Wellman
  • Sunday, 1/7 - Saving Your Wingman: Risner's and Pardo's Push
    with Jan Czechowski
  • Monday, 1/8 - Douglas Bader: RAF Pilot
    with Mike Richardson
  • Tuesday, 1/9 - Storytelling Cancelled
  • Wednesday, 1/10 - Spitfire
    with Wayne Misenar
  • Thursday, 1/11 - Life on a Aircraft Carrier
    with Bill McCutcheon
  • Friday, 1/12 - A-6 Intruder Air Hero
    with Dave Cable
  • Sunday, 1/14 - Bruce Carr: Escaping Enemy Territory (at the P-51 Mustang- WWII Gallery)
    with Jerry Swearingen
  • Monday, 1/15 - Douglas Bader: RAF Pilot
    with Mike Richardson
  • Tuesday, 1/16 - Pan Am Stratocruiser (on the 2nd Floor of the Red Barn)
    with Bruce Lawrenson
  • Wednesday, 1/17 - Flying the Alaskan Bush
    with Jeff Haddock
  • Thursday, 1/18 - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Friday, 1/19 - Blackbird Tales (next to the Blackbird- Great Gallery)
    with Ken Bottini
  • Sunday, 1/21 - WASPs in War
    with Leslie Czechowski
  • Monday, 1/22 - P-38 Mid-air Collision in WWII
    with Sandy Morton
  • Tuesday, 1/23 - Ellen Church (next to the Boeing Model 80A- Great Gallery)
    with Deana Ross
  • Wednesday, 1/24 - Tuskegee Airmen
    with Harvey Hawks
  • Thursday, 1/25 - B-29 Sunk by a PT Boat
    with Jim Marich
  • Friday, 1/26 - Dutch Holocaust Survivor
    with Pete Metzelaar
  • Sunday, 1/28 - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Monday, 1/29 - B-29 Rescued by a Submarine
    with Don Ulmer
  • Tuesday, 1/30 - B-17 Legacy: The Uncles We Never Knew
    with Jon Fehrenbach
  • Wednesday, 1/31 - Fly with the Aggressors
    with Jerry Coy