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June 2020

Launch Pad Lecture: Destination Moon and the Films that Made Us Ask “What If…”

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3198 State Route 2001
Alamogordo, NM 88310 United States
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Speaker: Museum Education Specialist Julie Bryant The Launch Pad Lecture Series is held on the first Friday of each month on the first floor of the Museum and is free to attend. Museum staff, and sometimes special guest speakers, discuss topics ranging from space history to space future. For more information, contact the Museum Marketing Department at 575-437-2840 or toll-free 1-877-333-6589.

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Science Saturday!: Science of Fireworks – The chemistry that makes fireworks

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tombaugh Education Center, 3198 State Route 2001
Alamogordo, 88311 United States
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Don’t try this at home, folks! On the second Saturday of every month, kids get to be scientists – mom and dad can help. Join museum educators as they bring science down to earth and then across the universe. Hands-on activities, planetarium programs, and more! For more information, contact the Museum Marketing Department at 575-437-2840 or toll-free 1-877-333-6589.

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July 2020

Fireworks Extravaganza!

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3198 State Route 2001
Alamogordo, NM 88310 United States
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The City of Alamogordo, Museum of Space History and the International Space Hall of Fame Foundation team up to present the community with a fabulous fireworks display. Museum members receive exclusive VIP parking passes to watch the show from the best location in town – the museum parking lot. Tailgating, live band and more! VIP Parking Pass Holders Only. Museum Member Benefit! Become a museum member today and enjoy a variety of benefits! For more information, contact the Museum at…

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Science Saturday!: Film Can Rockets – Use plastic film cans, baking soda and water to build a simple rocket.

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tombaugh Education Center, 3198 State Route 2001
Alamogordo, 88311 United States
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On the second Saturday of every month, kids get to be scientists – mom and dad can help. Join museum educators as they bring science down to earth and then across the universe. Hands-on activities, planetarium programs, and more! For more information, contact the Museum Marketing Department at 575-437-2840 or toll-free 1-877-333-6589.

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Preservation Workshop: Plastic Toys Don’t Need Preservation, Right?

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Preservation Workshop quarterly presentation features Museum Curator Sue Taylor and Assistant Curator Jim Mayberry. The program is free to the public and starts at 9:00 am on the Museum’s first floor. For more information, contact the Museum Marketing Department at 575-437-2840 or toll-free 1-877-333-6589.

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August 2020

Launch Pad Lecture: Joe Kittinger – The Jump to Space

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3198 State Route 2001
Alamogordo, NM 88310 United States
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Speaker: Museum Education Specialist Michael Shinabery The Launch Pad Lecture Series is held on the first Friday of each month on the first floor of the Museum and is free to attend. Museum staff, and sometimes special guest speakers, discuss topics ranging from space history to space future. For more information, contact the Museum Marketing Department at 575-437-2840 or toll-free 1-877-333-6589.

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Science Saturday!: Satellite Rescue – Build a simple robot arm, then figure out how to use it to capture a dying satellite

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tombaugh Education Center, 3198 State Route 2001
Alamogordo, 88311 United States
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On the second Saturday of every month, kids get to be scientists – mom and dad can help. Join museum educators as they bring science down to earth and then across the universe. Hands-on activities, planetarium programs, and more! For more information, contact the Museum Marketing Department at 575-437-2840 or toll-free 1-877-333-6589.

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September 2020

Launch Pad Lecture: Operation Paperclip

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Speaker: Museum Curator Sue Taylor The Launch Pad Lecture Series is held on the first Friday of each month on the first floor of the Museum and is free to attend. Museum staff, and sometimes special guest speakers, discuss topics ranging from space history to space future. For more information, contact the Museum Marketing Department at 575-437-2840 or toll-free 1-877-333-6589.

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9.11 Commemoration Ceremony

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The New Mexico Museum of Space History is honored to host the community’s annual 9.11 Memorial Stair Climb and Commemoration Ceremony in conjunction with the Otero County Fire Fighter’s Association, the City of Alamogordo Fire Department and area first responders. Events include the Memorial Stair Climb in the morning, an evening parade, educational activities and the Commemoration Ceremony at the museum. For more information, contact the Museum Education Department at 575-437-2840 or toll-free 1-877-333-6589.

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Science Saturday!: The Camera in Your Head – Dissect a cow’s eye after simple experiments with lenses. Not for the squeamish.

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tombaugh Education Center, 3198 State Route 2001
Alamogordo, 88311 United States
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On the second Saturday of every month, kids get to be scientists – mom and dad can help. Join museum educators as they bring science down to earth and then across the universe. Hands-on activities, planetarium programs, and more! For more information, contact the Museum Marketing Department at 575-437-2840 or toll-free 1-877-333-6589.

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