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Welcome to the Future
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Family Astronomy Night

Family Astronomy Night
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Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?

Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?
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Program schedules are subject to change.

OCTOBER 2017

FAMILIES
Splashdown!
October 1
FAMILIES
Operation Slumber
October 14
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. Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did. CANCELED.


NEW / FAMILIES
Drone On
October 14 & 15

NEW
Welcome to the Future
October 18
Plan, program and fly in this Intrepid Adventure. Guests will get a chance to learn how drones work, then use basic programming to plan out the route for a drone in our interactive workshop. Learn more. Join Peter Asaro, Rosa Brooks and Miguel Gamiño, Jr., in a conversation moderated by Peter W. Singer as they consider the questions raised by new technologies. Learn more.


FREE / FAMILIES
Family Astronomy Night
October 20
MEMBER EVENT
Member Halloween Film Screening
October 28
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. Join us for spooktacular Halloween happenings on board Intrepid, including a film screening for members only. Learn more.


FAMILIES
Operation Slumber (Halloween theme)
October 28
FAMILIES
Diving into Density
October 28 & 29
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did. Learn more. Take a tour of our massive aircraft carrier, and explore our interactive exhibit Submerged. Then dive and surface with your own submarine by creating a Cartesian diver in our workshop.
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NOVEMBER 2017


FREE
AstroCafé
November 3
FAMILIES
Operation Slumber
November 4
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. Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did. Learn more.


FAMILIES
Jobs on Deck
November 4 & 5
FREE / FAMILIES / VETERANS
Military Family Program
November 5
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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Discover ways in which drones can rescue, transport, and entertain! Families will then experiment with their own designs.
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FAMILIES
Operation Slumber (Girls Only)
November 11

Book Launch: Artemis
November 14
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did. Learn more. Hear from Andy Weir, best-selling author of The Martian, about his new book. Book signing to follow. Learn more.


FAMILIES
Operation Slumber
November 18
FAMILIES
Splashdown!
November 18 & 19
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did. 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.


FREE / VETERANS
Intrepid After Hours for Veterans
November 28
NEW / MEMBER EVENT
Drones! Member After Hours
November 30
The Museum’s oral history team will share oral histories of Intrepid and Growler former crew members and demonstrate how to conduct an oral history to preserve your own stories or those of others. Learn more. Join us for light refreshments and a last chance opportunity to visit our exhibition Drones! Is the Sky the Limit? before it closes and takes off for good on December 3. Learn more.

 

DECEMBER 2017


NEW / FAMILIES
Drone On
December 2 & 3
FAMILIES
Operation Slumber (Holiday theme)
December 16
Learn how drones work, and then use basic programming to plan out the route for a drone in our interactive workshop. Learn more.

Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did. Learn more.


FAMILIES
Star Stories
December 16 & 17
 
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  


 

 

 

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.

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