• December 7, 2021

Tags : New Mexico Museum of Space History

Museum’s Trinity Site Tour Now Taking Reservations

On the first Saturday in April and October, the New Mexico Museum of Space History hosts a guided motorcoach tour to Trinity Site, where the world’s first atomic bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945. This April, a new activity has been added the evening before to enhance the experience – a reception on the […]Read More

NM Museum of Space History Hosts Moon Over the Museum

Once a year, everyone on Earth is invited to join together and learn about our planets nearest neighbor, the Moon. This year, the New Mexico Museum of Space History, in conjunction with NASA’s International Observe the Moon Night, will be hosting Moon Over the Museum on Saturday, October 20. This free event starts at 6:30 […]Read More

NM Museum of Space History Free Lecture – Live From

Each Apollo mission had specific objectives, and those for Apollo 7 were critical to the success of the lunar landing program. There were several firsts accomplished, not only by the spacecraft but by the crew as well. Museum Executive Director Chris Orwoll on Friday, October 5 for the free Launch Pad Lecture “Live From Outer […]Read More

NM Museum of Space History To Host ‘Taking the Plunge:

Before it took a fiery dive into Jupiter’s atmosphere, the Galileo spacecraft sent back pictures and data that rewrote our understanding of the largest planet in the solar system and its gaggle of moons (including a few that might harbor life). On Friday, September 7, Museum Education Director Dave Dooling will host the monthly Launch […]Read More

NASA Chooses Alamogordo to Host NM’s First K-12 Space Station

Alamogordo students are getting a once in a lifetime opportunity to talk with astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on February 21. NASA selected the New Mexico Museum of Space History, in conjunction with the Alamogordo School District and the New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, to host a downlink from […]Read More

NM Museum of Space History Features Free Lecture on Shuttle

Fifteen years ago, the world was rocked when disaster befell the crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia. After 27 missions, the Columbia disintegrated upon re-entry on February 1, 2003, killing all seven crew members. The entire Shuttle fleet was grounded for more than two years while teams of experts worked to make sure more safety […]Read More

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