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JUNE 2017


FREE
AstroCafé
June 9
FREE \ FAMILIES
Flying in Style
June 10 & 11
Join us for drinks and a talk by Andrew Horchler, senior research scientist for Astrobotic, a commercial lunar transport service which pioneers affordable planetary access for all.
For ages 21+. Learn more

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



MEMBER EVENT
High-Level Member Tour
June 17
NEW
Drone On
June 24 & 25
Members at the Friend level and above are invited to join us for our quarterly free Guided Tour program on June 17 with Curator of History Jessica Williams. Space is limited and RSVP is required.
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Learn how drones work, and then use basic programming to plan out the route for a drone in our interactive workshop. Learn more.



MEMBER EVENT
Members Night
June 27

Author Talk: Drone Warrior
June 27
Join us for Guided Tours, behind-the-scenes access to our collection, interactive demonstrations, planetarium shows and more! This after-hours event is free and open to current Museum members and their guests. Refreshments from Intrepid Marketplace will be available. Learn more

In Drone Warrior Brett Velicovich shares his harrowing experiences with Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal writer Christopher S. Stewart. Hear Velicovich and Stewart discuss their new book and the experiences recounted within. Learn more.

 

JULY 2017


FREE \ FAMILIES
Jobs on Deck
July 8 & 9
MEMBER EVENT
Member Orientation
July 11
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. Learn more.

Join us for our biannual orientation before the screening of Good Morning, Vietnam. Learn all your membership has to offer, meet Museum President Susan Marenoff-Zausner and Vietnam-War-era veterans, and enjoy special reserved seating for the film. Learn more.



FREE \ FAMILIES
Family Astronomy Night
July 14
FREE \ FAMILIES
High-Flying Design
July 15 & 16
Join us for a family-friendly science talk under the space shuttle Enterprise, followed by stargazing on the flight deck. Make the unique paper airplanes while learning about the four forces of flight. Learn more.



NEW
Cash or Crash:
Investing in the Drone Revolution
July 21
NEW
Drone On
July 22 & 23
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.



FREE \ FAMILIES
Family Astronomy Night
July 28
FAMILIES
Diving into Density
July 29 & 30
Join us for a family-friendly science talk under the space shuttle Enterprise, followed by stargazing on the flight deck. 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.
Learn more.

 

AUGUST 2017


FREE
Hidden Figures:
Screening with Special Guests
August 3
FREE \ FAMILIES
Family Astronomy Night
August 4
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. Meet JPL’s Mimi Aung, the lead researcher developing a drone helicopter that could someday fly on Mars. Then stargaze on the flight deck.



Moonshot
August 4 & 5
FAMILIES
Splashdown!
August 5 & 6
Join us for the New York premiere of Moonshot, a captivating performance about NASA’s race to the moon by Chicago’s Theater Unspeakable. Learn more.

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.



FAMILIES
Star Stories
August 12 & 13

Cash or Crash
Investing in the Drone Revolution
August 16
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.

Become an investor for the evening and take a (simulated!) gamble on the drone start-up market! For ages 21+. Learn more.



FREE
AstroCafé
August 18
NEW
Drone On
August 19 & 20
Join us for drinks and a talk by Ted Southern, co-founder of Final Frontier Design, a private design firm that engineers safety garments for use in space and on Earth. 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.



FAMILIES
High-Flying Design
August 26 & 27
 
Make unique paper airplanes while learning about the four forces of flight. Learn more

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2017


FAMILIES
Flying in Style
September 2 & 3

Cash or Crash
Investing in the Drone Revolution
September 22
Join us for a family-friendly science talk under the space shuttle Enterprise, followed by stargazing on the flight deck. Become an investor for the evening and take a (simulated!) gamble on the drone start-up market! For ages 21+. Learn more.

   

OCTOBER 2017

FREE / FAMILIES
Family Astronomy Night
October 27
MEMBER EVENT
Member Halloween Film Screening
October 28
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. 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