Museum E-Publishes Curation Paper Number Ten
(Alamogordo, New Mexico) - The New Mexico Museum of Space History is pleased to announce publication of the tenth in a series of papers by the museum’s Curation Department, Curation Paper Number Ten. This issue features the oral history of Colonel Eileen Collins (USAF, Ret.). A veteran astronaut, Collins was the first woman to command a Space Shuttle mission, STS 93 Columbia.
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Launch Pad Lecture: Protecting Astronauts and Spaceships
Next Gen Home Security: Protecting Astronauts and Spaceships
Free Launch Pad Lecture Friday March 7-Guest Speaker Announced
(Alamogordo, New Mexico) - Anyone who has seen the movie GRAVITY now knows that although space seems like a big empty void, in reality there’s a lot out there that’s potentially dangerous. Asteroids, orbiting de. . .
January 31 Commission Meeting Agenda
New Mexico Museum of Space HistoryGovernor's Commission Meeting
January 31, 2014Udall Building (Center for Museums' Resources)
725 Camino Lego
Santa Fe, NM
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 of 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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Space Science in New Mexico
Space Science in New Mexico. New Mexico, and specifically the Tularosa Basin, has been home to many space pioneers and developments that made space travel possible.
This gallery features a fuel injector from one of Robert Goddard's rockets and instruments from the German V-2 rockets tested at White Sands Missile Range. Of special interest are the training coveralls worn . . .
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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John P. Stapp Air & Space Park (Outdoor Exhibits)
Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park consists of large space-related artifacts documenting mankinds exploration of space.
Examples of exhibits include the Sonic Wind I rocket sled ridden by Dr. Stapp and the Little Joe II rocket which tested the Apollo Launch Escape System.
At 86 feet tall, Litt. . .