Events in NYC
American Museum of Natural History Presents: Adult Digital Flight School
03/22/17 through 05/03/17
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park at 79th St. Map
Seven Wednesdays; March 22–May 3, from 6–8:30pm
$425 $395 Members
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.
Venue Description: A museum for the 21st century, with a rich and storied past and one of the greatest natural history museums in the world, with over 40 exhibition halls. Open daily from 10am to 5:45pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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