• October 16, 2021

Tags : white sands missile range

Reservations now open for October Trinity Site Tour

Reservations for the October Trinity Site motor coach tour, hosted by the New Mexico Museum of Space History and International Space Hall of Fame Foundation, are now being taken through the museum’s website. “As always, the safety of our visitors and staff are our highest priority.  If the Missile Range approves the October Trinity Site […]Read More

White Sands Missile Range celebrates 75th Anniversary

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. – White Sands Missile Range leaders celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the range during a small ceremony July 9 in front of Headquarters Building 100. The range was originally established as the White Sands Proving Ground on July 9, 1945. For the past 75 years, thousands of military personnel and […]Read More

Baby Baboons help WSMR employee balance mid-life crisis

I had been looking for volunteer opportunities in Africa for about 12 years; a place where I could make a difference and work hands-on with animals. I stumbled upon the Center for Animal Rehabilitation and Education (C.A.R.E.) site and really liked what I read, so I saved it on my computer. Over the years, I […]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

NMSU to Debut Innovative TECH Center to Engage Students in

New Mexico State University will debut an innovative lab that will engage area students in the fields of education, science, technology, engineering and math this week. NMSU, in conjunction with White Sands Missile Range, recently received a $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to build and maintain the lab, which is touted as […]Read More

Motor Coach Tour to Trinity Site Set for October 7

On July 16, 1945, a tremendous explosion in the New Mexico desert marked the beginning of the end of World War II. The world’s first atomic bomb was detonated on that day at Trinity Site, on the north end of what is now White Sands Missile Range. The New Mexico Museum of Space History hosts […]Read More

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