Darkstar Rising Experience

Be Blown Away!

Event Dates:

February 24th at 6:00 pm

March 1st at 6:00 pm

March 20th at 6:00 pm

March 27th at 6:00 pm

Two more dates just added!

April 12th at 6:00 pm

April 26th at 6:00 pm

Straight from the minds of Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works, see the Darkstar artifact used in the 2022 blockbuster film.  Each evening has guest speakers, photo opportunities and light refreshments. The canopy will be open, and there will be stairs so attendees can see inside the cockpit.

  • Feb 24 Topic: The Making of Darkstar
  • Mar 1 Topic: Behind the Scenes: Darkstar Comes to Life – Making Movie Magic
  • Mar 20 Topic: The Next Generation of Stealth.
    • Speaker: Michael Swanson, Former Skunk Works Chief Engineer & Aerospace Consultant.
  • Mar 27 Topic: Hypersonic Flight.
    • Speaker: Jeremy “Silas” DeBons, US Navy, Commander (CDR), Deputy Director, Joint Simulation Environment; Former Commander US Navy Test Pilot School, PAX River
  • April 12 Topic: Behind the Scenes: Bringing Darkstar to Life
    • Speaker: Brian Herschberger, Director, Air Vehicle Engineering, Advanced Development Programs, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works
  • April 26 Topic: The Making of Darkstar
    • Speaker: Jason Ehrich, RF Engineer, Associate Manager,Lockheed Martin Skunk Works

Exclusive T-shirts available for purchase plus other collectibles!

PS Air Museum members – discounted price available at the door, no need to RSVP or buy tickets in advance.


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Admission Includes Refreshments


745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262


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