• October 22, 2021

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Apollo 11: First Steps Returns to New Horizons Theater at

Officials with the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo announced the return of the film ‘Apollo 11: First Steps’ to the New Horizons Dome Theater and Planetarium. The New Horizons Dome Theater has been experiencing technical issues with its projection system, but a loaner projector has been installed that allows the theater to show […]Read More

NM Museum of Space History launches New Astronomy Club

A new year brings a new Astronomy Club, launched by the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo. Led by museum Outreach Coordinator Tony Gondola, this organizational meeting is free to attend and is scheduled for Thursday, January 9, at 7:00 pm in the Tombaugh Education Building on the museum’s campus. “The goal of this […]Read More

NM Museum of Space History launches into 2020 with free

From early effects on world history to intergalactic interlopers, take a fascinating look at the sometimes terrifying but always beautiful and fascinating world of comets. Join Museum Outreach Coordinator Tony Gondola for the new year’s first Launch Pad Lecture, Friday, January 3, at 9 a.m. on the museum’s first floor as he explores the world […]Read More

Great Southwest Star Party Scheduled for May 31-June 2

The first Great Southwest Star Party is slated to be held at the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo. The three day event, running from May 31 to June 2, 2019, will feature night sky viewing parties, museum and area tours, workshops, food vendors and on-site RV and tent camping. “Southern New Mexico […]Read More

NM Museum of Space History ‘Behind the Scenes Tour’ Features

While SpaceX and Blue Origin are stunning the world with their vertical launch, vertical landing vehicles, in the early ‘90s, that exact type of spacecraft was tested at White Sands Missile Range. On Saturday, December 22, visitors can join New Mexico Museum of Space History Curator Sue Taylor and Assistant Curator Jim Mayberry for the […]Read More

NM Museum of Space History Hosts Warehouse 1402 Behind the

The Tularosa Basin is known for its natural beauty, the white sands of gypsum and the space program. Wait a minute – the space program? To find out more about how the white sands and rockets go together, the public is invited to the Warehouse 1402 program Space and the Tularosa Basin. On Saturday, March […]Read More

NM Museum of Space History Hosts Lecture “We’re Gonna Do

Space exploration is a risky business and over the years NASA has dealt with a variety of scenarios that show just how dangerous it is. Can astronauts be rescued? What about the combined U.S./Soviet rescue mission concept and how would the Apollo Soyuz Test Project have fit into that? Have you heard of SAFER – […]Read More

Free December Launch Pad Lecture: Running Around the World –

It’s that time of year when people are thinking about all the great holiday food they’ll be enjoying and how they’re going to get rid of those extra calories. Astronauts have to watch their waistlines too, and exercise regularly to prevent bone and muscle loss along with maintaining their cardiovascular health. But exercising in space […]Read More

Space Museum Re-accredited by American Alliance of Museums

The New Mexico Museum of Space History is pleased to announce that it has been formally re-accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, continuing a tradition of excellence for more than 24 years. The Museum was first accredited by the AAM in 1993, and has remained in good standing since. For nearly 50 years, the […]Read More

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