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09 JAN Virtual Access Family Program: I Spy in the Sky: Space Telescopes Sunday, January 9, 11:00am – Noon ET
Space telescopes help scientists explore the universe! Virtually explore the space shuttle Enterprise, learn about NASA’s new high-tech James Webb Space Telescope, and imagine what scientists hope to spy in the sky with activities for the whole family.
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13 JAN High Flying Design Thursday, January 13, 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Have you ever wondered how planes fly? Explore the parts of a plane and how nature influences shape and design. Learn about the four forces of flight, then create your own simple flying machine at home!
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20 JAN Astronaut Academy Thursday, January 20, 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Do you have what it takes to become a NASA astronaut? Find out if you have “the right stuff” while discovering how NASA simulated microgravity and the harsh conditions of space with our astronauts of yesterday and today!
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20 JAN Virtual Astronomy Live: NASA’s Artemis I Launch Thursday, January 20, 5:30pm – 7:00pm ET
Artemis I is a planned un-crewed test flight for NASA's Artemis program. It is the first flight of the agency's Space Launch System.
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03 FEB African Americans in the Navy Thursday, February 3, 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET
African Americans have a long heritage of service in the United States Navy. Despite facing adversity in the fight for equality within the armed forces, Black servicemen and women have continually served with distinction and taken the Navy to new heights. Join us as we highlight some of the remarkable men and women who blazed the trail for African Americans in the Navy today!
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17 FEB Virtual Astronomy Live: one-year Anniversary of the Mars Perseverance Rover Thursday, February 17, 5:00pm – 7:00pm ET
Hear from scientists and engineers, who worked on the mission, as they update us on the Rovers progress, and show some images captured by the Ingenuity helicopter.
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19 FEB Kids Week Saturday, February 19 – Saturday, February 26
Kids of all ages and interests can learn about science, technology, engineering and the arts through fun-filled activities, live demonstrations, hands-on workshops and special performances designed to educate and inspire.
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12 MAR Girls in Science and Engineering Day Thursday, March 12
The Intrepid Museum will be joined by several science-based organizations for Girls in Science and Engineering Day, an annual event that will expand your mind and spark curiosity about the physical world around you.
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19 MAR Engineering is Everywhere Saturday, March 19, 1:00pm – 4:00pm ET
How do airplanes fly? How do boats float? These are design challenges that engineers solve. Learn more about the form and function of the ship and objects in the Museum’s collection. Explore historic spaces, view exhibits with a Museum educator, and participate in hands-on STEM activities all about how engineers meet certain needs through design!
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20 MAR Virtual Astronomy Live: Women in Space Sunday, March 20, 3:00pm – 5:00pm ET
Hear from Commercial Astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor and former NASA Astronaut Nicole Stott, as they talk about their time in space, and the new achievements being made.
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29 APR Free Friday with Astronomy Night Friday April 29, 5:00pm – 9:00pm ET
The Museum will offer free admission on the last Friday of every month, from April- September! Enjoy tours and activities with Museum Educators, followed by special guest speakers. Local astronomers will be on hand with their high-powered telescopes to help visitors navigate the night sky.

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12 MAY Behind the Scenes: 40th Anniversary Virtual Experiences Thursday, May 12, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Go behind the scenes and virtually tour some of the Museum’s biggest acquisitions over the last 40 years. Topic this month: Live from the Flight Deck: the F-14 Tomcat and Top Gun
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22 MAY Virtual Astronomy Live Sunday, May 22, 3:00pm – 5:00pm ET
Join scientists, astronauts and other out-of-this-world experts as they discuss the most fascinating space topics of today and give a sneak peek at what’s next in the world of space exploration.
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27 MAY Fleet Week Friday, May 27 – Sunday, May 30
Fleet Week activities will kick off Friday, May 27 with our annual movie night on the flight deck. Throughout the weekend, explore a variety of displays, activities and demos from the military, including the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, and even some antique military vehicles. The weekend will conclude on Monday, May 30 with the Museum’s annual Memorial Day ceremony.
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27 MAY Free Friday with Movie Night Friday, May 27, 5:00pm – 9:00pm ET
The Museum will offer free admission on the last Friday of every month! Explore the Museum and enjoy a variety of free after-hours programming including movies on the flight deck! Our cafes are open during Free Friday with food and beverages available for purchase.
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11 JUN Intrepid Family Day Celebrates Pride - Express Yourself! Saturday, June 11, 2022, 1:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Sailors often got creative while at sea for long periods of time. Get up close to some of the artwork found on our ship, discover how symbols and paint schemes make planes unique, and learn about other ways sailors expressed themselves through art-making activities and storytelling!
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11 JUN Virtual Youth Summit Saturday, June 11
The Intrepid Museum Youth Summit is a FREE virtual conference that invites students to join the Museum for a day of inspiration and action. Participants will hear from highly motivated teens who have created or worked on projects that address issues or problems that they may see in their daily lives, whether locally (neighborhood, borough, or city), nationally or globally.
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24 JUN Free Friday with Movie Night: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Friday, June 24, 5:00pm – 9:00pm ET
The Museum will offer free admission on the last Friday of every month! Explore the Museum and enjoy a variety of free after-hours programming including movies on the flight deck! Our cafes are open during Free Friday with food and beverages available for purchase.
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26 JUN Virtual Astronomy Live: Music from Space / Astronaut Playlists Sunday, June 26, 3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
Music, the shared medium of all the inhabitants of the planet, is the one thing we all can relate to. Learn about what astronauts listen to in space and hear from former astronaut Cady Coleman who brought her love for music into space.
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28 JUN Newly Restored Douglas F4d Skyray Joins Our Collection Tuesday, June 28
Our newest aircraft, the Douglas F4D Skyray, will be unveiled on Tuesday, June 28! Our team of experts has been working hard to get the Skyray into tip-top shape before it goes on display on the flight deck. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the restoration of this historic aircraft.
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14 JUL Behind the Scenes: 40th Anniversary Virtual Experiences Thursday, July 14, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Go behind the scenes and virtually tour some of the Museum’s biggest acquisitions over the last 40 years. Topic this month: One Step For Curiosity: A Rare Look Inside the Space Shuttle Enterprise
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24 JUL Virtual Astronomy Live Sunday, July 24, 3:00pm – 5:00pm ET
Hear from Stephanie S. Stilson of NASA’s Enterprise Program/Project Management Office as she gives us a behind the scenes look at the decommissioning of the space shuttle orbiters and the transport to their final destinations.
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29 JUL Free Friday with Movie Night: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Friday, July 29, 5:00pm – 8:00pm ET
The Museum will offer free admission on the last Friday of every month! Explore the Museum and enjoy a variety of free after-hours programming including movies on the flight deck! Our cafes are open during Free Friday with food and beverages available for purchase.
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03 AUG 40th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, August 3
Forty-years ago, on August 3, 1982, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum opened its doors to the public. Since then, we have welcomed visitors from all around the world to experience the remarkable history of American innovation and bravery. Learn more about our incredible 40-year journey.
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21 AUG Virtual Astronomy Live: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope: First Science Images Sunday, August 21, 3:00pm – 5:00pm ET
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a partnership with ESA (European Space Agency) and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), released its first full-color images and spectroscopic data on July 12, 2022. As the largest and most complex observatory ever launched into space, Webb went through a six-month period of preparation before it began science work, calibrating its instruments to its space environment and aligning its mirrors. This talk will explain Webb engineering, first science images, and future science goals. 
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26 AUG Free Friday with Movie Night: Blade Runner Friday, August 26, 5:00pm – 8:00pm ET
The Museum will offer free admission on the last Friday of every month! Explore the Museum and enjoy a variety of free after-hours programming including movies on the flight deck! Our cafes are open during Free Friday with food and beverages available for purchase.
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08 SEP Behind the Scenes: 40th Anniversary Virtual Experiences Thursday, September 8,  6:30pm – 7:30pm
Go behind the scenes and virtually tour some of the Museum’s biggest acquisitions over the last 40 years. Topic this month: Live from the Intrepid Museum: the British Airways Concorde. Join the Intrepid Museum’s Curator of Aviation Eric Boehm and Former Concorde Pilot Leslie Scott on a rare virtual tour of the supersonic British Airways Concorde!
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30 SEP Free Friday with an Astronomy Night Friday, September 30, 5:00pm – 8:00pm ET
The museum will open to the public for free from 5:00pm – 9:00pm and will include a talk between Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise and former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino about Haise's new book Never Panic Early: An Apollo 13 Astronaut's Journey. Educational activities, demonstrations, and stargazing with local astronomers will also be available throughout the evening!
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23 OCT Virtual Astronomy Live Sunday, October 23, 3:00pm – 5:00pm ET
Join scientists, astronauts and other out-of-this-world experts as they discuss the most fascinating space topics of today and give a sneak peek at what’s next in the world of space exploration.
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05 NOV Intrepid Celebrations Saturday, November 5, 1:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Celebrations aboard Intrepid during its time of service brought the crew together and boosted morale as they carried out their jobs at sea. Participants will explore historic spaces of the ship as they learn about the various holidays and events celebrated on board Intrepid and make some festive holiday crafts to take home!
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11 NOV Veterans Day Friday, November 11
This Veterans Day, the Intrepid Museum will pay tribute to those who have served our country with remarks from our nation’s heroes and the laying of a commemorative wreath.
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20 NOV Virtual Astronomy Live Sunday, November 20, 3:00pm – 5:00pm ET
Join scientists, astronauts and other out-of-this-world experts as they discuss the most fascinating space topics of today and give a sneak peek at what’s next in the world of space exploration.
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07 DEC National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Wednesday, Dec 7
The Intrepid Museum will hold a ceremony to commemorate the 81st anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Hear from the families of Pearl Harbor survivors and watch as a commemorative wreath is laid in the Hudson River.
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08 DEC Behind the Scenes: 40th Anniversary Virtual Experiences Thursday, December 8, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Go behind the scenes and virtually tour some of the Museum’s biggest acquisitions over the last 40 years. Topic this month: Live from the Intrepid Museum: the Missile Submarine Growler
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20 DEC Virtual Astronomy Live Sunday, December 18, 3:00pm – 5:00pm ET
Join scientists, astronauts and other out-of-this-world experts as they discuss the most fascinating space topics of today and give a sneak peek at what’s next in the world of space exploration.
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