12 Join International Space Hall of Fame
From the 10/19/2014 Alamogordo Daily News, by Janessa Maxilom
People who dreamed of space exploration and shared their dreams with the world were honored on Saturday at the New Mexico Museum of Space History and International Space Hall of Fame.
Twelve individuals were inducted into the Internation. . .
Pardon Our Dust! Construction Underway
Stairway replacement begins at Tombaugh Theater
(Alamogordo, New Mexico) - Construction begins Monday, November 3, to replace the aging exterior stairway that leads down from the parking lot to the Tombaugh Theater at the New Mexico Museum of Space History. The theater will remain open during the construction, which is scheduled to last through November 21.
Some areas of the. . .
October 24, 2014
New Mexico Museum of Space HistoryGovernor's Commission Meeting
October 24, 2014 Hubbard Space Science Education Building
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 operation. . .
The X-Prize/X-Cup exhibit describes the competition that led "Space Ship One" to become the first manned commercial ship to journey into space and return safely. The X Prize Cup is an ongoing contest hosted by the state of New Mexico in partnership with the X Prize Foundation. Panels illustrate the numerous challenges of speed, distance, and efficiency to teams of civilian compet. . .
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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Rockets! This exhibit summarizes the historical development of rocketry, and honors many pioneers in the field. Significant artifacts fill the gallery. Don't miss the distinct sound signatures of different rocket engines. Push the buttons. . . and hear them. . . ROAR!
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Living and Working in Space
Living and Working in Space demonstrates how mankind has adapted to the extreme environmental challenges of space travel. See space suits and clothing, a space toilet, a bioinstrumentation pack, and American and Soviet space food.
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