Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Programs

Lectures

Exploring Space Lecture Series

GE Aviation Lectures

This lecture series was made possible by the generous support of GE Aviation. 

Charles A. Lindbergh Memorial Lecture
Memoirs from an Aviator's Logbook, featuring Rear Adm. Edward “Whitey” Feightner, USN (Ret.)
This lecture was made possible through the generous support of Bombardier.

The John H. Glenn Lecture
An Evening with Two Mercury Astronauts, featuring Senator John Glenn and Scott Carpenter
This lecture was made possible through the generous support of The Boeing Company.

Other Lectures
Book Signing and Book Talk: Falling to Earth: An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon, featuring Al Worden
To the Moon: The Speech that Launched Apollo, featuring Capt. Eugene A. Cernan, USN (Ret.) and Dr. John M. Logsdon, sponsored by the National Air and Space Society
Vice Adm. Donald D. Engen Flight Jacket Night, featuring Captain Dale “Snort” Snodgrass USN (Ret), sponsored by the National Air and Space Society.

Photo: Former Mercury astronauts Senator John Glenn and Scott Carpenter were the speakers at the John H. Glenn Lecture June 23, 2011. Moderating the discussion was space history curator Margaret Weitekamp.