Full Schedule of Events
Join us for presentations, talks, special programs and activities! All activities on Pier 86 are free to the public. Programs inside the Museum require admission.

WHAT'S ON

Friday, February 22

ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES (10:00AM – 5:00PM) LOCATION: HANGAR 3)


Dazzling Discoveries | Hands-on STEAM-themed activities.


Jupiter Joe's Sidewalk Astronomy | A hands-on display featuring solar observing, a robotic arm activity and Mars and Apollo interactives.


The Museum of Interesting Things | The Space Race, the Cold War and the Atomic Era fueled a time of exploration and invention that still influences products, design and culture to this day!


CUNYSAT-1 Lab | Learn about the basics of rocketry, model building and CubeSat nanosatellites!


U.S. Space & Rocket Center | Catch a glimpse of what you can experience at Space Camp by riding the Multi-Axis Trainer as it simulates a tumble spin.


Kerbal Space Academy | Check out the flight simulation video game, Kerbal Space Academy, which will be broadcast on Twitch.tv.


Curious On Hudson | Funk Flyers: Fun with Aerodynamics Make a funky flyer with Curious-on-Hudson and test how far you can launch it.


Meet the Scientist | Planetary Scientists Ellen Crapster-Pregont & Marina Gemma Learn what space rocks, or meteorites, tell us about the early solar system and how planets are formed.


SPECIAL EVENTS

11:30am, Hangar 3 Stage | Intrepid Education Demonstration: Intrepid Space Academy: Do you have the right stuff to be the next great space explorer? Find out what it takes in this fun demonstration!


Noon, Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater | Presentation by Astrophysicist Joel Green of the Space Telescope Science Institute


12:30pm & 3:30pm, Hangar 3 Maker Space | Workshop by Curious On Hudson: Roller Coaster Physics: Learn about the forces of motion that allow roller coasters to move against gravity and then try your hand at creating your own marble roller coaster.


Noon - 12:30pm, 1:00pm – 1:30pm & 2:00pm – 2:30pm, Hangar 3 | Meet-and-Greet with Snoopy


Noon-3:00pm (every hour), Michael Tyler Fisher Center for Education | Pop-Up Planetarium Show: Giant Leaps: Journey from the edge of the atmosphere to the edge of the observable universe as you follow the story of space exploration.


1:00pm & 4:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage| Presentation by Mad Science: Up, Up & Away: You think homework is pressure? Just wait until you learn how the weight of the earth’s atmosphere pushes down on you with the force of two elephants!


1:30pm, Hangar 3 Marker Space | Workshop with NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: Build your own space station.


2:00pm, Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater | Presentation by NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock


2:30pm: Hangar 3 Maker Space | Workshop by CUNYSAT-1 Lab: Rocket Modeling and Building: Learn all about the building components of a model rocket and the science behind basic flight and rocketry.


3:00pm, Hangar 3 Maker Space | Presentation by NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: From Swimming Pools to Vacuum Chambers: How We Teach Astronauts to Spacewalk.

Saturday, February 23

ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES (10:00AM – 5:00PM) LOCATION: HANGAR 3)


Dazzling Discoveries | Hands-on STEAM-themed activities.


The Museum of Interesting Things | The Space Race, the Cold War and the Atomic Era fueled a time of exploration and invention that still influences products, design and culture to this day!


American Society of Civil Engineers | Hands-on STEM-themed activities


Columbia Space Initiative | Learn all about the principles of aerodynamics while making your own paper airplane!


Teachers in Space | Check out the flight simulation video game, Kerbal Space Academy, which will be broadcast on Twitch.tv.


CUNYSAT-1 Lab | Learn about the basics of rocketry, model building and CubeSat nanosatellites!


U.S. Space & Rocket Center | Catch a glimpse of what you can experience at Space Camp by riding the Multi-Axis Trainer as it simulates a tumble spin.


Kerbal Space Academy | Check out the flight simulation video game, Kerbal Space Academy, which will be broadcast on Twitch.tv.


FIRST | Watch the Rover Ruckus Tech Team Challenge, in which FIRST teams go head-to-head with their unique creations.


Meet the Scientist | Geologist Steven Jaret


Space Racers


U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary | Learn all about the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s missions on water and in the air!


USN Submarine Forces


Society for Women Engineers | Cymatics is the science that lets us picture sound. Stop by to see with your eyes what we hear with our ears!


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

11:30am: Hangar 3 Stage | Presentation by NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: From Swimming Pools  to Vacuum Chambers: How We Teach Astronauts to Spacewalk.


11:30am & 3:30pm, Hangar 3 Maker Space | Workshop by Curious On Hudson: Roller Coaster Physics Ages 3+


Noon - 12:30pm, 1:00pm – 1:30pm & 2:00pm – 2:30pm, Hangar 3 | Meet-and-Greet: Meet the world’s most famous beagle, Snoopy!


12:00pm-3:00pm (every hour), Michael Tyler Fisher Center for Education | Pop-Up Planetarium Show: Giant Leaps Journey from the edge of the atmosphere to the edge of the observable universe as you
follow the story of space exploration.


12:30pm, Lutnick Theater | Presentation by astronaut Doug Wheelock Learn about life in space an from NASA astronaut, Doug Wheelock. All Ages


1:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Intrepid Education Demonstration: Intrepid Space Academy. Do you have the right stuff to be the next great space explorer? Find out what it takes in this fun demonstration!


1:30pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Workshop with NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: Build your own space station.Ages 7-12


2:00pm & 4:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Presentation by Mad Science: Spin, Pop, Boom. All Ages


2:30pm, Hangar 3 Maker Space | Workshop by CUNYSAT-1 Lab: Rocket Modeling and BuildingAges 7-12


3:00pm: Lutnick Theater | Presentation by NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock and NASA flight director Allison Bolinger

The Intrepid Museum is wheelchair accessible and all major presentations will be held in spaces with an induction loop system. Additional accommodations such as specialized seating, ASL interpreters, or large print can be made with advance notice (one week preferred). To request accessibility accommodations, contact access@intrepidmuseum.org.