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Changes Underfoot at Museum

Reduced Admission Fees Offered During Carpet Installation

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, August 11, 2017) – The New Mexico Museum of Space History is offering half price admission for the museum from Monday August 14 through Friday September 1, while new carpeting is being installed on several floors in the building. This phase of carpet installation with complete the new carpeting throughout the museum. In addition to the flooring, sheetrock installation will also be taking place in certain areas of the building.

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Wednesday August 16th, 2017

Museum Hosts Solar Eclipse Viewing

Free Eclipse Glasses Now Available!

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, August 8, 2017) – With the Great American Eclipse 2017 just around the corner, plans are being made nationwide to watch this spectacular event. In New Mexico, totality will reach only about 67% but it will still be a sight to behold, if done safely. The New Mexico Museum of Space History is planning a solar eclipse party beginning at 10:30 on August 21, with eye safe ways for you and your family to view the eclipse.

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Wednesday August 9th, 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.

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Thursday March 23rd, 2017