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Fireworks Launch Site Moves Back to Museum Grounds

Biggest Show Ever for the City!

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, May 26, 2017) – Over the past 39 years, the firing site for the City of Alamogordo’s annual fireworks Extravaganza has moved around just a bit. It’s always been in the general vicinity of the New Mexico Museum of Space History, either on the museum campus itself or on the campus of NMSU-A. No matter the location, the view has always been spectacular for the city and for those able to watch from the museum grounds – a privilege reserved for museum members and special . . . [ more ]

Friday May 26th, 2017

New Horizons Theater Premiers National Parks Adventure

Giant Screen Film Celebrates the National Park Service

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, March 23, 2017) – A trio of adventurers’ quest to experience America’s wildest, most historic and most naturally beautiful places becomes the ultimate off-trail adventure in MacGillivray Freeman Films’ (MFF) giant screen film National Parks Adventure, premiering at the New Horizons Dome Theater at the New Mexico Museum of Space History on Friday, March 24. Narrated by Academy Award® winner Robert Redford, this giant screen film takes a. . . [ more ]

Thursday March 23rd, 2017

From the Cosmos to the Classrooms

Museum Reaches Out to Students

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, March 20, 2017) – Constellations exist in your head, not the sky. You have to think for robots. There’s no such thing as zero-g. And a soda straw helps show the complexity of the universe.

These and other insights have a common thread—space exploration—which the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo has been sharing with learners across the southwest for more than 40 years.

These and other insights have a common thread—space exploration—wh. . . [ more ]

Thursday March 23rd, 2017

Rock Their World Rocketeer Academy’s Summer Camp!

Registration Now Open!

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, March 15, 2017) – Calling all kids! Save the Earth from asteroids! Rescue a sick astronaut on Mars! Or spend the night in a museum full of dinosaurs!

Summer adventure is on the menu for this year’s Rocketeer Academy Summer Camp at the New Mexico Museum of Space History and registration is now open to cadets entering kindergarten through 9th grade. With a host of new programs on the agenda, this year’s camp promises to be a memory making out of this world experience. [ more ]

Thursday March 16th, 2017