Adult Courses

Adult Digital Flight School

Through May 3, 2017


Amaze your friends and family as you take control of the Hayden Planetarium, and lead your own tour through the cosmos, using the Museum’s cutting-edge 3D map of universe. In this seven-week course, Brian Abbott and Mark Popinchalk teach you how to use the Digital Universe software, which combines celestial mapmaking with breathtaking and sophisticated data visualization. The course culminates in a live presentation for invited guests.

Note: This course requires the use of computer software to navigate the universe and create flight paths, writing treatments for a public presentation, and delivering a scientifically based tour of the cosmos.

Entrance Change Notice: For the first class held on Wednesday, March 22nd, enter via the 81st Street Entrance.