• May 22, 2022

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

NM Museum of Space History Talks Total Solar Eclipse Friday

Alamogordo – Roughly every 18 months or so, a total solar eclipse happens somewhere on the globe. For the first time in 26 years, this incredible event is coming to America – but the path of totality is only about 70 miles wide starting in Oregon and ending in South Carolina. The rest of the country […]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