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  • Jamie Anderson

    Jamie Anderson

    F – A – B . . .  the son of iconic British science fiction television and film producer, Gerry Anderson. Jamie will  discuss his father’s legacy and his new project: Firestorm. Jamie is also a member of the Museum of Science Fiction Board of Advisors.

  • Thomas Dolby

    Thomas Dolby

    Gifted musician, inventor, writer, teacher, and engineer extraordinaire Thomas Dolby will be a featured speaker at Escape Velocity. The pioneer of synthpop best known for his single “She Blinded Me With Science” will take the stage at EV17 to talk about the intersection of music and technology and perform a sample of his hit songs.…

  • Joe Haldeman

    Joe Haldeman

    Joe Haldeman is an American science fiction author. He is best known for his 1974 novel The Forever War. That novel, and other of his works including, The Hemingway Hoax (1991) and Forever Peace (1997), have won major science fiction awards including the Hugo Award and Nebula Award. His latest book, Work Done For Hire…

  • He Blinded Us With Science: Thomas Dolby Coming To Escape Velocity!

    He Blinded Us With Science: Thomas Dolby Coming To Escape Velocity!

    Museum of Science Fiction April 19, 2017 Hello science fiction fans! Spring has arrived in Washington, DC, and with the warm weather and cherry blossoms comes more news about Escape Velocity 2017. This week we announced electronic music innovator Thomas Dolby will speak at the show, and we have all kinds of other great activities…

  • The Forever War at Escape Velocity

    The Forever War at Escape Velocity

    Museum of Science Fiction March 27, 2017 Dear science fiction fans, As Escape Velocity 2017 approaches (now less than six months away!), we are beginning to finalize more guests, programming, and exhibits, so expect show updates to start accelerating from here on out. With a new Star Trek TV series and Star Wars film both…

  • Microsoft’s HoloLens is coming to Escape Velocity

    Microsoft’s HoloLens is coming to Escape Velocity

    Museum of Science Fiction February 9, 2017 Dear science fiction fans – We’ve been working hard to get 2017 off to a great start. The event planning for this year’s Escape Velocity already looks super exciting – have a look below at some of our early preparations. More amazing announcements will be coming next month.…

  • Escape Velocity 2016 Guests

    Escape Velocity 2016 Guests

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  • Event Programming

    Event Programming

  • uh oh . . . there’s gonna be a raptor at Escape Velocity in 3 days?

    uh oh . . . there’s gonna be a raptor at Escape Velocity in 3 days?

    Prepare for blast off! The week of Escape Velocity is finally here. In just under 72 hours, the Museum’s inaugural science fiction convention will launch complete with celebrity guests, discussion panels, technology demos, workshops, cosplay, games, movies, and more! Our full program guide has been updated with panel times and presenters, and we’re finishing up the playlist…

  • Star Trek comes to Wolf Trap

    Star Trek comes to Wolf Trap

    Escape Velocity: one week to go! Our inaugural science fiction convention which we announced back in May 2015 is nearly upon us, and we couldn’t be more excited to bring it to you all. If you haven’t already, check out the full program guide and start planning your visit. For those fans staying in the…