Free August Launch Pad Lecture Features Exploration of Mars

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

The monthly Launch Pad Lecture at the New Mexico Museum of Space History will feature Museum Executive Director Chris Orwoll. His topic will be “The Romance of the Red Planet: Current Operations on Mars.”  Orwoll will detail the on-going exploration of Mars. Take the elevator up to the second floor! The event is free and […]

Free September Launch Pad Lecture Features Space Shuttle Tour

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 Outreach Coordinator Tony Gondola who will be presenting a virtual tour of the space shuttle. When: Friday, September 1, 2023, at 9:00 am. Where: New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo, NM. Take the elevator up to the second floor! Why: The […]

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9.11 Commemoration Ceremony & Memorial Stair Climb at the NM Museum of Space History

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

The New Mexico Museum of Space History is honored to host the community’s annual 9.11 Memorial Stair Climb in conjunction with the City of Alamogordo Fire Department and area first responders. Teams of up to four participants climb the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center in tribute to the fallen heroes […]

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Astronomy League Meeting — NM Museum of Space History

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

The Astronomy League Meeting is held on the second Thursday of each month in the Clyde W. Tombaugh Education Center and is free to attend. Museum staff and sometimes special guest speakers discuss topics ranging from public observing to off-site adventures.   For more information, contact the Museum Outreach Department at 575-437-2840 ext 41135 or […]

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Astronomy League Star Party — NM Museum of Space History

Large parking lot above the Tombaugh Education Building 3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo, United States

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 as well as the usual visual observing. This event is free to the public and will be held in the museum’s lower parking lot.  […]

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Free October Launch Pad Lecture Topic: Systems Engineering for Space Missions

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

Speaker: Sara Kerner -  Principal Software Engineer and Associate Fellow at Lockheed Martin Topic: Systems Engineering for Space Missions This topic will provide an overview of different space missions and how we build systems for space-based observation and exploration. Ms. Sara Kerner is a Principal Software Engineer and Associate Fellow at Lockheed Martin. She has […]

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Astronomy League Meeting — NM Museum of Space History

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

The NM Museum of Space History Astronomy League Meeting is held on the second Thursday of each month in the Clyde W Tombaugh Education Center and is free to attend.

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Museum of Space History’s Great Southwest Star Party 2023 — Free Event

Large parking lot above the Tombaugh Education Building 3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo, United States

The Sun to Put on Special Show for Great Southwest Star Party! Annular Eclipse at the NM Museum of Space History What: The sun is scheduled to put on a special annular eclipse to kick off the Great Southwest Star Party, featuring a deep partial eclipse with over 90% of the sun’s surface covered by the […]

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“Oppenheimer After Trinity” to Premier at New Horizons Theater

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

What: The Museum of Space of Space History is pleased to present the award-winning documentary Oppenheimer After Trinity at the New Horizons Dome Theater. Oppenheimer After Trinity is a thought-provoking and insightful documentary that explores events that occurred after the testing of the world’s first atomic bomb in July of 1945. The documentary offers a […]

$8.00

NM Museum of Space History Trinity Site Motor Coach Tour

Limited advance tickets are on sale now through the museum’s foundation and include the round trip to Trinity Site, guided tour, brownbag lunch, guided tour of the museum, and more. To reserve your tickets or for more information, call 575-437-2840 or visit nmspacemuseum.org.

NM Museum of Space History Governor’s Commission Meeting

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

The Governor’s Commission to the New Mexico Museum of Space History will hold a regular quarterly meeting at 1:00 pm. Location TBD. A meeting notice and agenda will be posted at the museum and on its website prior to the meeting.   If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in […]

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Free November Launch Pad Lecture Celebrates 25 Years on the Space Station

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

The monthly Launch Pad Lecture at the New Mexico Museum of Space History will feature Museum Education Director Michael Shinabery. His topic will be “ISS: 25th Anniversary”. He’ll give a brief history of the International Space Station and what it took to create and man it.

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