Free Launch Pad Lecture Friday, November 4, 2022, at 9:00 am.

SLS on Launchpad
The Space Launch System moon rocket atop pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center for a dress rehearsal countdown and fueling test earlier this year. The first launch of the SLS, dubbed Artemis 1, is currently slated for November 14, 2022, from Kennedy Space Center. (Credit: NASA file photo)


The monthly Launch Pad Lecture at the New Mexico Museum of Space History will be on Friday, November 4, 2022, at 9:00 am.

This months feature Museum Outreach Coordinator Tony Gondola. His topic will be “The NEW Road to the Moon” and will take a close look at NASA’s plans to go back to the moon and why it’s important as a steppingstone for getting humans to Mars.

The event will be held at the main museum on the second floor.

The event is free and open to the public. Coffee and donuts are compliments of the International Space Hall of Fame Foundation.

The next Launch Pad Lecture will be held on Friday, December 2. The topic will be “Apollo 17: 50 Years” presented by Museum Executive Director Chris Orwoll.