Intrepid Museum Programs and Exhibitions
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  • In 1978, NASA selected a new class of astronauts for the space shuttle program, including its first African American astronauts, first Asian American astronaut, and first women astronauts. These individuals brought varied talents to the astronaut corps as pilots, medical doctors, scientists, engineers, and military officers. Prior to the space shuttle program, no American woman ever flew in space with NASA.

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National Aircraft Carrier Month
Every November we celebrate National U.S. Aircraft Carrier Month, in which we recognize the value and accomplishments of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, and the men and women who served aboard them. Learn More.



COVID-19 vaccination and face coverings are not required, but strongly recommended for all visitors. Learn more here.
Access Family Program: Nuts & Bolts

Access Family Program: Nuts & Bolts
Sunday, April 2 | 11:00am – 1:00pm / Children (ages 5 – 17)
Sunday, April 2 | 2:00pm – 4:00pm / Teens and adults (ages 14+)


This program is for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families

Figure out how airplanes and ships are assembled and maintained. Learn about the tools used by aircraft restoration specialists at the Museum, and practice building your own designs. Learn more and register here.

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