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Speaker Series

2022 Speaker Series

SPEAKER SERIES EVENTS:

Learn more about aviation and aerospace history through our 2022 Speaker Series. These captivating and specialized talks will cover a wide variety of topics of conversation related to the history of the museum and early aviation and space history in the United States.  

JAN: Armstrong Museum Executive Director Dante Centuori - Upcoming 50th Anniversary Events (in-person)

Saturday, January 22nd, 2:00 pm in the Armstrong Museum STEM Inspiration Center


FEB: The New Mexico Museum of Space History - John Glenn and Friendship 7 (online)

Sunday, February 20th, 7:00 pm on the Armstrong Air & Space Museum Facebook page


MAR: Armstrong Museum Space Historian Greg Brown - Gemini VIII and Neil's Wild Ride (in-person).

Sunday, March 13th, 7:00 pm in the Early Gallery of the Armstrong Air & Space Museum


APR: Pat Ammons, Communications Director for the U.S. Space & Rocket Center - Apollo 16 50th Anniversary Overview and Tour (online)

Thursday, April 21st, 7:00 pm on the Armstrong Air & Space Museum Facebook page

APR: Lima Astronomical Society Earl Lhaman - JUST LOOK UP: History of the Lima Astronomical Society and Schoonover Observatory (in-person).

Monday, April 25th, 7:00 pm in the Astro-Theater of the Armstrong Air & Space Museum


MAY: The Auglaize County Historical Society presents BGSU Professor of History Dr. Benjamin Greene will be discussing the geopolitical climate of 1972 (in-person).

Monday, May 2nd, 7:00 pm at St. Paul UCC in Wapakoneta


JUN: Neil Armstrong biographer James Hansen will give a presentation on the life of Armstong (in-person).

Monday, June 13th, 7:00 pm at the Wapakoneta Middle School Auditorium

JUN: Mark Stear, President of Embraer Jet Operations - Neil Armstrong and his Record-Breaking Learjet 28 Flights (online). 

Thursday, June 23st, 7:00 pm on the Armstrong Air & Space Museum Facebook Page


JUL: Tom Crouch, Curator Emeritus Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum - Construction and Early History of the Armstrong Air & Space Museum Exhibits (in-person)

Wednesday, July 20th, 10:30 am in the Armstrong Air & Space Museum STEM Center

JUL: Armstrong Air & Space Museum Construction Panel - Building the Lunar Base: Designing and Constructing the Armstrong Air & Space Museum (in-person).

Wednesday, July 20th, 3:30 pm in the Armstrong Air & Space Museum STEM Center