Space Museum Partners with Pizza 9

Restaurant to Host Science Saturdays (Alamogordo, New Mexico, August 12, 2021) – The New Mexico Museum of Space History pleased to announce a new partnership with Pizza 9 to bring the museum’s popular Science Saturday program for kids to the White Sands Mall beginning Saturday, August 14. Science Saturday is a monthly presentation by the

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Space Museum Garners Grant to Digitize 60s Era Space Films

More than a Dozen Films to be Digitized  (Alamogordo, New Mexico, June 11, 2021) – The New Mexico Museum of Space History is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded a “One Small Step” grant from the SPACE 3.0 Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization. The grant, which was applied for by Museum Curator Sue

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Reservations Open for October 2021 Trinity Site Tour

Museum to Host Motor Coach Tour (Alamogordo, New Mexico) – Reservations for the October 2021 Trinity Site motor coach tour, hosted by the New Mexico Museum of Space History and International Space Hall of Fame Foundation, began on April 20 through the museum’s website and almost immediately filled the six reserved coaches. Reservations are now

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Museum of Space History Celebrates Apollo

Museum of Space History Celebrates Apollo

Free Events Scheduled for Saturday, July 20th (Alamogordo, New Mexico, July 12, 2019) – At the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo, the celebration of Apollo has been a year-long event. From Launch Pad Lectures and Apollo themed summer camp classes, to manned space flight exhibits and the new giant screen film Apollo

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Stargazing Takes Center Stage!

Great Southwest Star Party Scheduled for May 31-June 2(Alamogordo, New Mexico, March 25, 2019) – The first Great Southwest Star Party is slated to be held May 31-June 2, 2019, at the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo. The three-day event will feature night sky viewing parties, museum and area tours, workshops, food

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Welcome Home Gordodon!

Museums Collaborate to Bring Ancient Reptile Fossil Back to Alamogordo (Alamogordo, New Mexico, March 14, 2019) – Gordodon, a history-changing ancient plant-eating reptile discovered near Alamogordo six years ago, will be making its return home on Friday, March 22, where a welcome reception will be held at the New Mexico Museum of Space History at

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New Mexico Museums & Historic Sites Offering Free Admission to Furloughed Employees and Their Families

(Santa Fe) – New Mexico’s state-run museums and historic sites are offering free admission to furloughed federal employees and their families during the government shutdown. “New Mexico’s Department of Cultural Affairs is opening doors at all of our facilities to furloughed federal government workers and their families,” said Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) cabinet secretary,

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A Telescope for Christmas

Simple Rules for Buying a Telescope as a Gift (Alamogordo, New Mexico, December 10, 2018) – Well, it’s happened. Your bright and curious child has asked for a telescope for Christmas. Your first impulse will be to Google your favorite internet retailer and buy the first thing that looks reasonable. That might work out, but

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American Hero Astronaut John Young Passes Away

International Space Hall of Fame Inductee was 87 (Alamogordo, New Mexico, January 6, 2018) – The only man to fly on Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle missions has passed away at 87 from complications of pneumonia. John W. Young is being hailed by fellow astronauts as the “astronauts’ astronaut” and former President George H.W. Bush

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International Space Hall of Fame Inductee Passes Away

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, November 8, 2017) – Astronaut Richard F. “Dick” Gordon passed away at his home in San Marcos, California, on Monday, November 6. The Gemini and Apollo veteran was 88 years old. He was preceded in death by his wife Linda, who passed away in September 2017. His first wife Barbara died in

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