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.

Weekly 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

This experience is available daily at 1:00 PM

Docent Storytelling: Sunday-Friday 1:00 PM - Personal Courage Wing Quonset Hut

Weekly Aerospace Update: Saturdays 1:00 PM - Charles Simonyi Space Gallery

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Upcoming Docent Storytelling

December, 2017
Presenter(s) - Subject

  • Friday, 12/1 - Pete Metzelaar - Dutch Holocaust Survivor
  • Sunday, 12/3 - Lois Wilson - Apollo: Journey to the Moon
  • Wednesday, 12/6 - Wayne Misenar - Spitfire
  • Thursday, 12/7 - Bill McCutcheon - Anti-Sub Warfare
  • Friday, 12/8 - Dave Wellman - B-52 in Vietnam
  • Sunday, 12/10 - Ridley Wilson - B-36: Longest Bomber
  • Monday, 12/11 - Don Ulmer - B-29 Rescued by a Sub
  • Tuesday, 12/12 - Ken McNair - MAC 641
  • Wednesday, 12/13 - Bill Griffith - Flying the North Atlantic
  • Thursday, 12/14 - Dick Nelms - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
  • Friday, 12/15 - Calvin Ham - Vietnam War (at the Great Gallery bronze map)
  • Sunday, 12/17 - Dick Nelms - B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
  • Monday, 12/18 - Roger Neill - The Night Witches
  • Wednesday, 12/20 - Harvey Hawks - Tuskegee Airmen
  • Thursday, 12/21 - Jim Marich - B-29 Sunk by a PT Boat
  • Friday, 12/22 - Dave Cable - A-6 Intruder
  • Sunday, 12/24 - Jerry Swearingen - Bruce Carr (at the P-51 Mustang)
  • Tuesday, 12/26 - Bob Semlow - The Black Box (Under the 737)
  • Wednesday, 12/27 - Jerry Coy - Aggressors Program
  • Thursday, 12/28 - Barry Latter - Lucky Lindy
  • Friday, 12/29 - Calvin Kam - Vietnam War (at the Great Gallery bronze map)
  • Sunday, 12/31 - Jerry Swearingen - Bruce Carr (at the P-51 Mustang)