• October 22, 2020

Tags : Launch Pad Lecture

NM Museum of Space hosts October lecture – A Lieutenant

When you hear about balloons, the first thing that comes to mind may be the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. But did you know that balloons were also once part of the early space program? Project Manhigh was established in 1955 at Holloman Air Force Base in southern New Mexico. The program consisted of a series […]Read More

Launch Pad Lecture at NM Museum of Space History: The

Did you know that the man known as a “Dean of Science Fiction” actually hailed from the small town of Portales, New Mexico? Jack Williamson was a prolific science fiction author, teacher, and traveler – whether aboard a boat, plane, or train boxcar. Remember the pulp magazine Amazing Stories? In 1928, when Williamson was only 20, […]Read More