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New Collections Revealed During Free Behind the Scenes Tour

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, June 21, 2017) – The collection at the New Mexico Museum of Space History has grown significantly over the past couple of years and this Saturday, June 24, attendees to the quarterly Warehouse 1402 Behind the Scenes tour will get a sneak peek at a select few of those items. Just in the last few months, the museum has received artifacts on loan from Johnson Space Center in Houston and Astronaut Danny Olivas, both containing many flown items. Amon. . . [ more ]

Thursday June 22nd, 2017

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

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