• May 9, 2021

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NM Museum of Space hosts free lecture – Best Camping

As far as lunar missions go, Apollo 12 had it all, and now the New Mexico Museum of Space History will take you along for the ride. Follow the adventures of Pete, Al and Dick as they encounter lightning while going uphill on 7.5 million pounds of thrust, struggle with the question of what to […]Read More

NM Museum of Space History hosting free lecture on Space

Almost 160 years ago, a massive solar flare with the energy of 10 billion atomic bombs resulted in the largest geomagnetic storm on Earth ever recorded. It caused sparks to shower from telegraph machines and set papers nearby ablaze. The night sky was so bright that birds began chirping and laborers began their daily chores.  […]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

NM Museum of Space Presents A Long Way From Home:

Launched just days apart, the Voyager spacecraft are celebrating their respective fortieth anniversaries and are both on track to become the most distant human made objects in space. Their missions were to explore the giant planets of our solar system then continue on to where no spacecraft has flown before – interstellar space. For four […]Read More

Solar Eclipse Viewing Event Monday at NM Museum of Space

All across the country people are preparing for the solar eclipse, whether they are in the path of totality or not. Since Wednesday, August 9, staff  at the Museum of Space History have handed out 1,000 solar eclipse glasses to area residents and schools. The glasses are no longer available prior to the eclipse, but […]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

NM Museum of Space Visitation Hits Ten Year High

For the first time in more than a decade, visitation at the New Mexico Museum of Space History has exceeded 100,000. For Fiscal Year 2017, which started on July 1, 2016 and ended June 30, 2017, the museum counted 102,089 visitors through the doors. “It’s very exciting for us to have five straight years of […]Read More

NM Museum of Space’s New Horizons Theater to Feature ‘Aircraft

The New Horizons Dome Theater on the campus of the New Mexico Museum of Space History premiers the new giant screen film Aircraft Carrier beginning Saturday July 1. The giant screen film features stunning and extensive computer generated visualizations of the technology that makes a carrier the preeminent maritime vessel – the apex warship – […]Read More