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 Presentations

Presentations are in the Personal Courage Wing Quonset Hut unless otherwise noted.


December, 2017

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