We invite legendary pilots, astronauts, scientists, historians, and other experts in the field of aviation and spaceflight to speak at the Museum on a regular basis. Most of our lectures are webcast, recorded, and archived for your enjoyment.
Below is an archive of online conferences produced by our staff. During these conferences, participants from around the world engaged in interactive discussions with our experts about various topics related to aviation and space history.
Learn by doing! Explore the science of aerodynamics, learn about the cultural history surrounding aviation, test your knowledge of geography, and more through these interactive activities.
Learn about the basic principles of flight.
Online Conference: Apollo Space Program. For secondary school students and educators.
Activities focused on the Wright brothers and the first airplane.
Online Conference: How Have we Imagined Other Worlds? Learn how space-themed science fiction and toys inspired our fascination with the "space frontier."
Test your geography knowledge with this online quiz.
Online Conference: Mr. Lincoln's Air Force
Learn about Civil War ballooning.
Activities focused on the development of commercial aviation.
Activities that explore the challenges of aviation and rocket pioneers from the 1920s and 30s.