July 31, 2015 Governor's Commission Meeting Agenda
New Mexico Museum of Space HistoryGovernor's Commission Meeting
April 24, 2015 NM Museum of Space History, Main Building, 1st Floor
NM Museum of Space History
The Mission of the New Mexico Museum of Space History Commission is to provide direction, advice, and support to the Director of the Museum in the maintenance and. . .
Tombaugh Theater Temporary Closure
Theater to Close Aug. 3 & 4
(Alamogordo, New Mexico) - The Tombaugh Giant Screen Theater on the campus of the New Mexico Museum of Space History will close on Monday, August 3, and Tuesday, August 4, for ongoing repairs to electrical and safety systems.
Movies currently showing at the theater are Sea Monsters and Journey Into Amazing Caves. For pricing and . . .
Museum Educator Chosen as NASA’s MAVEN Ambassador
Patrick Devine Picked to Attend Program
(Alamogordo, New Mexico) - Patrick Devine, Education Specialist at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, is one of thirty educators nationwide to be chosen by NASA to become a MAVEN Education Ambassador. In its third and last year, the project goal is to train a select group of educators on fundamental space science topics and to inspire the. . .
The Basin Overlook
The Basin Overlook exhibit answers the question "Why the New Mexico Museum of Space History?" by highlighting events in the Tularosa Basin and greater New Mexico that advanced our exploration and knowledge of space.
The gallery provides a magnificent view of the Tularosa Basin, home of Holloman Air Force Base and White Sands Missile Range.
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Daisy Track (Outdoor Exhibit) & X-37
In operation from 1955 to 1985, the Daisy Decelerator (named after the Daisy Air Rifle) was an air-powered sled-track used to study the effects of acceleration, deceleration, and impact on the human body and various equipment systems. The Daisy Decelerator played a significant role in American history by supporting biological and mechanical research and testing for NASA's Mercury space flights. . .
The International Space Hall of Fame
The International Space Hall of Fame was established in 1976 to recognize the imagination, efforts, and achievements of those who have endeavored to advance man's knowledge of the universe, and his ability to explore space.
See all inductees in the International Space Hall of Fame online at www.nmspacemuseum.org/halloffam. . .
Looking Out, Looking Back
Looking out, looking back. Before man could travel in space, satellites explored the unknown frontier, testing for possible fatal effects of space travel. Today satellites help to conserve and manage resources, and support the global positioning system, telecommunications, and national defense. This gallery tells the story of the remarkable technology of the satellite.
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