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Adult Operation Slumber

Operation Slumber: Adults Take Over
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Program schedules are subject to change.

AUGUST 2017


 
Space & Science Festival
August 1–6
FREE
Hidden Figures:
Screening with Special Guests
August 3
Join us for the Space & Science Festival—a week of talks, films, special guests from NASA and cutting-edge displays. Hear from innovators forging new paths on this planet and off of it, meet astronauts, and get a look at NASA technology.
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Join us for a screening of Hidden Figures, an Oscar-nominated film about the African-American women who worked behind the scenes as "human computers" during the early days of the Space Race. Stay for a discussion with special guests from NASA. Learn more.



FREE \ FAMILIES
Family Astronomy Night
August 4

Moon Shot
August 4 & 5
Meet JPL’s Mimi Aung, the lead researcher developing a drone helicopter that could someday fly on Mars. Then stargaze on the flight deck.
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Join us for the New York premiere of Moon Shot, a captivating performance about NASA’s race to the moon by Chicago’s Theater Unspeakable.
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FAMILIES
Splashdown!
August 5 & 6


U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle
August 11–14
In this out-of-this-world workshop, you’ll learn about Intrepid’s role in the Space Race and then drop parachutes to see how space capsules came back down to Earth safely. Learn more. The U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle will visit Pier 86 as part of its cadet summer training program. It will be open to the public for free tours during Museum hours. Access to our pier is free. Learn more.



FAMILIES
Star Stories
August 12 & 13


Commissioning Anniversary
August 16, 11:00am
Take a trip inside the Intrepid Museum’s planetarium to learn myths from around the world that explain the stars in the sky. Then create your own constellation and myth in a storytelling activity. Learn more.

Celebrate the 74th anniversary of Intrepid’s commissioning. Join us for our annual ceremony and cake cutting on the Starboard Aircraft elevator.


NEW
Cash or Crash
Investing in the Drone Revolution
August 16
NEW
Drone On
August 19 & 20
Become an investor for the evening and take a (simulated!) gamble on the drone start-up market! For ages 21+. Learn more.


Learn how drones work, and then use basic programming to plan out the route for a drone in our interactive workshop. Learn more.



Solar Eclipse @ the Museum
August 21

FAMILIES
High-Flying Design
August 26 & 27
Watch the solar eclipse on the flight deck of Intrepid! Get a clear view of this rare cosmic event, or catch NASA’s live coverage of the path of totality in the Museum’s theater. Learn more Make unique paper airplanes while learning about the four forces of flight.
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SEPTEMBER 2017


FAMILIES
Flying in Style
September 2 & 3
NEW
Food Festival at the Intrepid Museum
WestsideEATS
September 9 & 10

Get up close to the aircraft in our collection to learn how symbols and paint schemes set each airplane apart. Then head back to the classroom to create a family squadron insignia and decorate an airplane. Learn more.

Get a taste of Hell’s Kitchen! Sample the fare from more than 20 local eateries visiting Pier 86.
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FAMILIES
Jobs on Deck
September 16 & 17

NEW
Cash or Crash
Investing in the Drone Revolution
September 22
Take on the roles of the flight deck crew in this interactive tour that follows aircraft from the hangar deck to the air and back again.
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Become an investor for the evening and take a (simulated!) gamble on the drone start-up market! For ages 21+. Learn more.
   


NEW
Operation Slumber: Adults Take Over
September 22
FAMILIES
Splashdown!
September 30


Spend a night aboard Intrepid during Operation Slumber: Adults Take Over. Enjoy access to our special exhibits, an aircraft restoration presentation, simulator rides, morning yoga, meals, drinks and a "Steel Beach" picnic! Special VIP package available. Space is limited. Learn more. Learn about Intrepid’s role in the Space Race and then drop parachutes to see how space capsules came back down to Earth safely. Learn more.
   

OCTOBER 2017

FAMILIES
Splashdown!
October 1
FREE / FAMILIES
Family Astronomy Night
October 20
Learn about Intrepid’s role in the Space Race and then drop parachutes to see how space capsules came back down to Earth safely. Learn more. Noah Petro is a scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Learn about Apollo 17’s exploration of the moon and new findings that are advancing our understanding of the moon and its place in the solar system. Learn more.
   


MEMBER EVENT
Member Halloween Film Screening
October 28

 
Join us for spooktacular Halloween happenings on board Intrepid, including a film screening for members only. Check back for more info.

 
   

 

NOVEMBER 2017


FREE
AstroCafé
November 3
 
Join us for drinks and a talk by Anup Singh, co-founder and chief science officer of InnaMed, which designed a device to monitor the health of astronauts on multiyear missions, such as expeditions to Mars. For ages 21+. Learn more.  
   

 

DECEMBER 2017



We’re hard at work planning more events for this month!
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GUIDED TOURS


Explore the Museum with one of our guides, and hear the fascinating stories behind the artifacts on display. Tours are offered daily on a variety of topics.

See Intrepid before it opens during an
Early Morning Tour
, offered at 9:00am
in July–September
. Early Morning Tours of the Concorde and the submarine Growler are offered year-round.


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FREE SCIENCE DEMOS

Poof! Life in a Vacuum
Weekdays 3:30pm
Weekends 11:30am and 3:30pm
Space Shuttle Pavilion

Learn why the Earth's atmosphere
is so important and why astronauts wear spacesuits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators mimic the vacuum of space.

Blast Off! Launching
the Space Shuttle

Daily 1:30pm
Space Shuttle Pavilion

Traveling at 17,500 miles per hour in a space shuttle takes science, engineering and a whole lot of rocket fuel. Discover the forces at work as Museum educators launch air-powered rockets.

Helicopters: How Do Those Things Fly?
Weekdays 2:00pm
Hangar Deck

Using computer-generated models, Museum educators demystify how helicopters are able to fly in any direction.

FILM

Kamikaze: Day of Darkness,
Day of Light

Daily, every hour on the half hour
Hangar 2


The Story of Intrepid
Daily, throughout the day
Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater



Program schedules are subject to change.