Full Schedule of Events


Saturday February 18

10:00am-5:00pm NASA Displays and Exhibits
NASA scientists and engineers will be on-site with exhibits and demonstrations, including hands-on activities for kids of all ages!


10:00am-4:30pm Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Design a Space Suit- Use a variety of materials to design your own space suit for the next generation of astronauts.


Noon Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration Blastoff!
Launching Space Shuttles: Launching a space shuttle takes some science, engineering, and a whole lot of rocket fuel. Explore how space shuttles got into space and, more importantly, how they got astronauts home safely, during this interactive demonstration! 


1:00pm NASA Presentation
Hear from scientists and engineers from different NASA divisions, as they talk about the missions they are currently working on.


2:00pm NASA Presentation
An in-depth talk about the engineering and science behind NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope from Mike Menzel , NASA Mission Systems Engineer for the James Webb Space Telescope at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.


3:00pm NASA Presentation
Hear from scientists and engineers from different NASA divisions, as they talk about the missions they are currently working on.


 


Sunday February 19

American Sign Language will be available


10:00am-5:00pm NASA Displays and Exhibits
NASA scientists and engineers will be on-site with exhibits and demonstrations, including hands-on activities for kids of all ages! 


10:00am-4:30pm Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Design a Space Capsule- Get creative and build a space capsule to transport astronauts on their next space mission!


11:30pm Members-only NASA Astronaut Meet and Greet with Jessica Watkins
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Noon Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration Blastoff!
Launching Space Shuttles: Launching a space shuttle takes some science, engineering, and a whole lot of rocket fuel. Explore how space shuttles got into space and, more importantly, how they got astronauts home safely, during this interactive demonstration! 


1:00pm Presentation by NASA
Astronaut: Jessica Watkins Learn about life in space from NASA Astronaut Jessica Watkins. Recommended for all ages 


2:00pm NASA Presentation
Hear from scientists and engineers from different NASA divisions, as they talk about the missions they are currently working on.


3:00pm Presentation: Astronaut Talk
NASA Astronaut Jessica Watkins in conversation with former Astronaut Mike Massimino. (This will be live streamed as part of the Intrepid Museum’s Astro Live program)

 


Monday February 20

10:00am-5:00pm NASA Displays and Exhibits
NASA scientists and engineers will be on-site with exhibits and demonstrations, including hands-on activities for kids of all ages! 


10:00am-4:30pm Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Design a Cube Satellite (CubeSAT)- Create a Cube Satellite covered in an artistic message that you would like to send to space.


Noon Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration
Poof! Life in a Vacuum: Discover the importance of the Earth's atmosphere and why astronauts need to wear spacesuits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators will mimic the vacuum of space and its effect on objects. 


1:00pm NASA Presentation
Hear from scientists and engineers from different NASA divisions, as they talk about the missions they are currently working on.


2:00pm NASA Presentation
Hear from scientists and engineers from different NASA divisions, as they talk about the missions they are currently working on.


3:00pm NASA Presentation
Hear from scientists and engineers from different NASA divisions, as they talk about the missions they are currently working on.



Tuesday February 21

10:00am-5:00pm NASA Displays and Exhibits
NASA scientists and engineers will be on-site with exhibits and demonstrations, including hands-on activities for kids of all ages! 


10:00am-4:30pm Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Make Your Own Crew Patch-Create your own crew patch that can tell others about who you are and what you like to do.


Noon
Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration Star Stories
For millennia, people have gazed at the stars and told stories about the pictures they see there. Hear a few myths from around the world that explain the patterns we see in the night sky.


12:30pm & 1:30pm Blue Man Group Interactive arts & crafts activities.
DOG MAN THE MUSICAL Performance: A Hilarious Heartfelt Family Adventure Based On The Worldwide Bestselling Series. Best buds George and Harold have been creating comics for years, but now that they’re in 5th grade, they figure it's time to level up and write a musical based on their favorite character, Dog Man, the crime-biting sensation who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!!


1:00pm Gazillion Bubble Show
Bubble Extravaganza Performance  


2:00pm Dog Man the Musical
Performance 


3:00pm Gazillion Bubble Show
Bubble Extravaganza Performance 


 


Wednesday February 22

Audio description of stage presentations will be available for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Additional verbal description and touch experiences will also be available.


10:00am-5:00pm Displays and Activities


10:00am-4:30pm Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Design a Constellation- Create a star scape where you can make your own constellation story among the stars!


Noon Intrepid Museum Performance
Betty Skelton: For All Womankind: In 1959, champion aviator Betty Skelton became the first woman to undergo the physical and psychological tests of NASA’s Mercury 7 astronauts, opening the door to future opportunities for women. In this first-person, live performance, learn about Skelton’s ground-breaking experience and discover her long-lasting impact on the inclusion of women in the American space program. 


1:00pm The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show: Storytime Presentation
Rockefeller Production's The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been dazzling audiences around the globe for nearly a decade, faithfully bringing to the stage Eric Carle's timeless classics. In the story of the Hungry Caterpillar, a very hungry newborn caterpillar eats his way through the week through fruits and delicious treats until he gets a stomach ache. He eats a green leaf to soothe his stomach and spins a chrysalis for himself. After two weeks, he emerges from his cocoon as a beautiful butterfly.


2:00pm Ballet Hispánico School of Performance
Features excerpts of the Ballet Hispánico repertoire. Music, cultural connections, choreography insights, and history come together to deepen the audience’s experience of dance. Recommended for ages 6 + 


3:00pm The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show: Storytime Presentation
Rockefeller Production's The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been dazzling audiences around the globe for nearly a decade, faithfully bringing to the stage Eric Carle's timeless classics. In the story of the Hungry Caterpillar, a very hungry newborn caterpillar eats his way through the week through fruits and delicious treats until he gets a stomach ache. He eats a green leaf to soothe his stomach and spins a chrysalis for himself. After two weeks, he emerges from his cocoon as a beautiful butterfly. 


Thursday February 23

10:00am-5:00pm Displays and Activities


10:00am-4:30pm Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Lunar Habitats- Design a lunar habitat for the first residents of the moon! 


Noon Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration
Airheads: The Science of Flight: Explore the science behind aviation in this demonstration about how things fly! 


1:00pm The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show: Storytime Presentation
Rockefeller Production's The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been dazzling audiences around the globe for nearly a decade, faithfully bringing to the stage Eric Carle's timeless classics. In the story of the Hungry Caterpillar, a very hungry newborn caterpillar eats his way through the week through fruits and delicious treats until he gets a stomach ache. He eats a green leaf to soothe his stomach and spins a chrysalis for himself. After two weeks, he emerges from his cocoon as a beautiful butterfly.  


2:00pm Two by Two Animal Haven
Live Animal Show 


3:00pm The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show: Storytime Presentation
Rockefeller Production's The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been dazzling audiences around the globe for nearly a decade, faithfully bringing to the stage Eric Carle's timeless classics. In the story of the Hungry Caterpillar, a very hungry newborn caterpillar eats his way through the week through fruits and delicious treats until he gets a stomach ache. He eats a green leaf to soothe his stomach and spins a chrysalis for himself. After two weeks, he emerges from his cocoon as a beautiful butterfly. 

Friday February 24

10:00am-5:00pm Displays and Activities


10:00am-4:30pm Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Camouflage Planes- Use your art skills to camouflage a plane so it can fly without being seen! 


Noon Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration
Airheads: The Science of Flight: Explore the science behind aviation in this demonstration about how things fly! 


1:00pm MAD SCIENCE Presents
Marvels of Motion- Isaac Newton would be proud! Come explore his laws of motion with us in this abundantly engaging physics performance. Observe the power of all sorts of forces including gravity, centrifugal force, inertia and much more. Then we’ll harness the power of these forces together to create astonishing jetpacks and even a rocket-propelled car! This Mad Science show is sure to please everyone and inspire more imaginative learning in all of our audience members! Recommended for ages 5 + 


2:00pm Two by Two Animal Haven
Live Animal Show 


3:00pm MAD SCIENCE Presents
Marvels of Motion- Isaac Newton would be proud! Come explore his laws of motion with us in this abundantly engaging physics performance. Observe the power of all sorts of forces including gravity, centrifugal force, inertia and much more. Then we’ll harness the power of these forces together to create astonishing jetpacks and even a rocket-propelled car! This Mad Science show is sure to please everyone and inspire more imaginative learning in all of our audience members! Recommended for ages 5 + 

Saturday February 25

American Sign Language will be available


10:00am-5:00pm Displays and Activities


10:00am-4:30pm Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Lunar Landers- Use your engineering skills to create a lunar lander that safely delivers miniature astronauts on the moon! 


Noon Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration
Blastoff! Launching Space Shuttles: Launching a space shuttle takes some science, engineering, and a whole lot of rocket fuel. Explore how space shuttles got into space and, more importantly, how they got astronauts home safely, during this interactive demonstration! 


1:00pm MAD SCIENCE Presents
Marvels of Motion- Isaac Newton would be proud! Come explore his laws of motion with us in this abundantly engaging physics performance. Observe the power of all sorts of forces including gravity, centrifugal force, inertia and much more. Then we’ll harness the power of these forces together to create astonishing jetpacks and even a rocket-propelled car! This Mad Science show is sure to please everyone and inspire more imaginative learning in all of our audience members! Recommended for ages 5 + 


2:00pm Two by Two Animal Haven
Live Animal Show 


3:00pmMAD SCIENCE Presents: Fire & ice
Marvels of Motion- Isaac Newton would be proud! Come explore his laws of motion with us in this abundantly engaging physics performance. Observe the power of all sorts of forces including gravity, centrifugal force, inertia and much more. Then we’ll harness the power of these forces together to create astonishing jetpacks and even a rocket-propelled car! This Mad Science show is sure to please everyone and inspire more imaginative learning in all of our audience members! Recommended for ages 5 + 

 

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