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

October, 2019

  • Tuesday, 10/1
    The Battle of Britain
    with Larry Kanaster
  • Wednesday, 10/2
    What's In The Air?
    with Bill Griffith
  • Thursday, 10/3
    Rescue on Rainier
    with Gordon Pfister
  • Friday, 10/4
    Apollo: The Greatest Accomplishment of Mankind... Ever!
    with Jim Frank
  • Sunday, 10/6
    Saving Your Wingman: Risner's and Pardo's Push
    with Jan Czechowski
  • Monday, 10/7
    Douglas Bader: RAF Fighter Pilot
    with Mike Richardson
  • Tuesday, 10/8
    The Black Box (in the Great Gallery- under the 737)
    with Bob Semlow
  • Wednesday, 10/9
    The Tuskegee Airmen
    with Harvey Hawks
  • Thursday, 10/10
    B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Friday, 10/11
    Dutch Holocaust Survivor
    with Pete Metzelaar
  • Sunday, 10/13
    Apollo: Journey to the Moon
    with Lois Wilson
  • Monday, 10/14
    The Night Witches
    with Roger Neill
  • Tuesday, 10/15
    Ellen Church: America's First Flight Attendant (in the Great Gallery- next to the Boeing Model 80A)
    with Deana Ross
  • Wednesday, 10/16
    The Tuskegee Airmen
    with Harvey Hawks
  • Thursday, 10/17
    On A Cruise Ship- Navy Style
    with Bill McCutcheon
  • Friday, 10/18
    Black Flight vs. The Flying Circus (in the Personal Courage Wing- French Farmhouse Courtyard Theater)
    with Dan Nordmark
  • Sunday, 10/20
    B-17 Pilot: Combat Missions
    with Dick Nelms
  • Monday, 10/21
    A Difficult Day in an EC-130
    with Bryan Osborne
  • Tuesday, 10/22
    Making History with Jackie Cochran
    with Gordon McKinzie
  • Wednesday, 10/23
    Flying the North Atlantic
    with Bill Griffith
  • Thursday, 10/24
    The Doolittle Raid
    with Barry Latter and Dave Waggoner
  • Friday, 10/25
    The Vietnam War (in the Great Gallery- next to Bronze Map)
    with Cal Kam
  • Sunday, 10/27
    No Storytelling
    Museum of Fright
  • Monday, 10/28
    The Unlikely Inventor
    with Barry Cossel
  • Tuesday, 10/29
    Pardo's Push
    with Ken McNair
  • Wednesday, 10/30
    Fly with the Aggressors
    with Jerry Coy
  • Thursday, 10/31
    The Big Splash
    with Al Torstenson