Museum to Close Early on Christmas Eve
Governor Grants Four Hours of Winter Holiday Leave
(Alamogordo, New Mexico) - The New Mexico Museum of Space History and Clyde W. Tombaugh Theater will close at 1:00 pm Wednesday, December 24, in order for staff members to enjoy time with their families. Both facilities will also be closed on Christmas Day, December 25th.
On December 19, Governor Susana Martinez issued a mem. . .
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. . .
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 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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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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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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