THREE Free Days at the Museum for Vets!

Museum of Space History 3198 State Rd. 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

Veterans, Active-Duty Personnel, National Guard, First Responders, and Families Invited Veterans Day at the NM Museum of Space History What: Veterans, active-duty service members, National Guard personnel, and first responders are invited to attend the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo free on the federally observed holiday Friday, November 10, on Veterans Day, Saturday, […]

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Free Star Party Saturday, Nov. 11

Museum of Space History 3198 State Rd. 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

The Museum of Space History’s Astronomy League is hosting a free Star Party for everyone who loves to stargaze. Astronomy League members will point out Saturn, Jupiter, and other wonders of the early winter night sky. Selected objects will be shown live on large monitors to make viewing easier for children and the seeing impaired.

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Rayguns, Robots, and Rocketships! Free December Launch Pad Lecture Friday

Museum of Space History 3198 State Rd. 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

What: The monthly Launch Pad Lecture at the New Mexico Museum of Space History will feature Museum Executive Director Chris Orwoll. His topic will be “Rayguns, Robots, and Rocketships!” Orwoll will talk about pop culture and the museum’s upcoming exhibit “Sci Fi & Sci Fact.” When: Friday, December 1, 2023, at 9:00 am. Where: New Mexico Museum of […]

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Astronomy League December Monthly Meeting

Tombaugh Education Building 3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

What: The Museum of Space History’s Astronomy League has lots going on in December! This month’s League meeting has been moved to Thursday, December 7. The monthly meeting of the New Mexico Museum of Space History’s Astronomy League welcomes astronomers of all ages and skill levels. The meeting will be held in the Clyde W. Tombaugh […]

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Astronomy League December Star Party

Museum of Space History 3198 State Rd. 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

What: The Museum of Space History’s Astronomy League has lots going on in December! On Saturday, December 9th, bring the family up to the museum for a free public star party! It starts at 6:00 pm and will be held in the upper parking lot near the new observatory. Astronomy League members will point out Saturn, […]

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Sci Fi & Sci Fact: Two Worlds Collide Exhibit Opens December 15

Museum of Space History 3198 State Rd. 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

What: Learn how Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein has helped save lives. Discover how a guy named Hugo laid the groundwork for virtual reality and wireless technology in the early 1900s. See how the realms of science fiction and science fact overlap and help create our modern world when the Sci Fi & Sci Fact exhibit opens on Friday, December 15. Where: New […]

Launch Pad Lecture Topic: Ranger & Mariner: All Aboard!

Museum of Space History 3198 State Rd. 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

What: The monthly Launch Pad Lecture at the New Mexico Museum of Space History will feature Museum Education Director Mike Shinabery. His topic will be “Ranger & Mariner: All Aboard!” Shinabery will discuss these early space probes and what they were designed to do. This is the last Launch Pad Lecture to be held on the […]

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Museum of Space History Astronomy League Meeting

Museum of Space History 3198 State Rd. 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

The theme of this meeting will be show and tell. Bring in anything you might have of interest, it can be new or old, just as long as its astronomy related. For more information, contact the Museum Outreach Department at 575-437-2840 ext 41135 or visit our website at www.nmspacemuseum.org.

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Museum of Space History Governor’s Commission Meeting

Museum of Space History 3198 State Rd. 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, January 19, 2024) – The Governor’s Commission to the New Mexico Museum of Space History will hold a regularly scheduled quarterly meeting on Friday, January 26, 2024, beginning at 1:00 pm in the Udall Building at 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe. The Commission’s agenda will be posted to the museum website at […]

Launch Pad Lecture Topic: Tuskegee Airmen

Museum of Space History 3198 State Rd. 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

Launch Pad Lecture Topic: Tuskegee Airmen with GUEST SPEAKER Carolyn Peeler at our NEW LOCATION! Inside the New Horizons Dome Theater and Planetarium in the Tombaugh Education Center!   The Launch Pad Lecture Series is held on the first Friday of each month in the New Horizons Dome Theater and Planetarium. The program is free to attend. Museum staff, and sometimes special guest speakers, discuss topics ranging from space history to space future.  Free to the public. Coffee and donuts provided.  

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NM Museum of Space History Astronomy League Meeting

Museum of Space History 3198 State Rd. 2001, Alamogordo, NM, United States

Thursday, February 8, 2024 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM NM Museum of Space History Astronomy League Meeting — The theme of this meeting will be show and tell. Bring in anything you might have of interest, it can be new or old, just as long as its astronomy related. For more information, contact the Museum […]

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NM Museum of Space History Astronomy League Star Party

Saturday, February 10, 2024 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM NM Museum of Space History Astronomy League Star Party Museum Observatory Complex, Upper Parking Lot This is a public star party supported by the Astronomy League and Museum Educators. Along with the normal array of telescopes, there will be big screen live viewing of astronomic objects […]

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