New Mexico Museum of Space History

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Five floors of interior exhibits focused on man's quest for space, International Space Hall of Fame, John P. Stapp Air & Space Park, Daisy Track Exhibit, New Horizons Dome Theater & Planetarium, and the Hubbard Space Archive, Library and Research Center.

11/10/2019
Cosmos Returns | National Geographic

We're excited about this!

COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS premieres March 9 on National Geographic. This out-of-this-world trip through space and time will transport viewers across 13.8 billi...

Today would have been Carl Sagan's 85th Birthday! RIP ๐Ÿ™Œ
11/09/2019
Carl Sagan

Today would have been Carl Sagan's 85th Birthday! RIP ๐Ÿ™Œ

The accomplished astronomer changed the way many people thought about science.

10/31/2019
Galaxy of Horrors (Trailer)

Happy Halloween from NASA's JPL!
(and your friendly neighborhood space museum....)

Lurking beyond our solar system, among the billions of stars and the exoplanets that orbit them, is another sort of Milky Way altogether. Our "Galaxy of Horr...

Have a safe and spooky Halloween!
10/31/2019

Have a safe and spooky Halloween!

Happy Halloween! ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป๐Ÿ‘ฝ NASA's image, "Pumpkin Sun"!
10/31/2019

Happy Halloween! ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป๐Ÿ‘ฝ NASA's image, "Pumpkin Sun"!

Looking for just the right Halloween costume? Look no farther!
10/30/2019
Hubble space telescope costume

Looking for just the right Halloween costume? Look no farther!

OK, I know it's a long shot, but I'm feeling kinda bad about wearing this costume once and taking it to the dump. It's a 12" cardboard sonotube covered in aluminium foil with a few NASA logos, some...

How cool is this? Come check out the X-37B neutral buoyancy simulator in our Rocket Park!
10/28/2019
X-37B breaks record, lands after 780 days in orbit

How cool is this? Come check out the X-37B neutral buoyancy simulator in our Rocket Park!

The spaceplane conducted on-orbit experiments for 780 days during its mission, recently breaking its own record by being in orbit for more than two years. As of today, the total number of days spent

An image of Pluto's 'Far Side' in great detail!
10/24/2019

An image of Pluto's 'Far Side' in great detail!

Well, I'll be! ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜Ž
10/22/2019
Pluto is Still Legally a Planet (Whenever it Passes Over New Mexico)

Well, I'll be! ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜Ž

August 24, 2006 was a dark day for Pluto enthusiasts. It was on that day that the International Astronomical Union established three conditions a celestial body must meet in order to be considered a planet. A planet must orbit around the sun, it must be massive enough to be rounded by its own gravit...

10/18/2019
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

History as it is made!

Tune in to watch the first #AllWomanSpacewalk! Starting at approximately 7:50 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 18, NASA Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will set their spacesuits to battery power before venturing outside of the International Space Station for a 5.5 hour spacewalk. The duo will work in the vacuum of space to replace a power controller that failed over the weekend. Watch:

Experience all the benefits of joining! Your Membership to the International Space Hall of Fame Foundation helps support...
10/17/2019
New Mexico Museum of Space History ยป Levels of Membership

Experience all the benefits of joining! Your Membership to the International Space Hall of Fame Foundation helps support the ongoing programs and exhibitions of the museum. With many benefits of membership and a variety of membership levels, it's a great way to get involved in preserving the history and celebrating the future of New Mexicoโ€™s role in space exploration.

Experience all the benefits of joining! Your Membership to the International Space Hall of Fame Foundation helps support the ongoing programs and exhibitions of the museum. With many benefits of membership and a variety of membership levels, its a great way to get involved in preserving the history....

"Though another star system could be quite different from our own, the fact that the comet's properties appear to be ver...
10/17/2019
Hubble Observes 1st Confirmed Interstellar Comet

"Though another star system could be quite different from our own, the fact that the comet's properties appear to be very similar to those of the solar system's building blocks is very remarkable," said Amaya Moro-Martin of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore.

Hubble has given astronomers their best look yet at an interstellar visitor โ€” comet 2I/Borisov โ€” whose speed and trajectory indicate it has come from beyond our solar system. Comet 2I/Borisov is only the second such interstellar object known to have passed through the solar system.

Bear with us folks! Our theater had a projector failure and we will only be showing Apollo 11: First Steps until its fix...
10/11/2019

Bear with us folks! Our theater had a projector failure and we will only be showing Apollo 11: First Steps until its fixed. On the upside, that's a GREAT film - if you haven't seen it, come on up!

โ€œThis joint experiment marks a significant first step toward achieving our vision to ensure food security for generati...
10/10/2019
First meat grown in space lab 248 miles from Earth

โ€œThis joint experiment marks a significant first step toward achieving our vision to ensure food security for generations to come, while preserving our natural resources.โ€ ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Israeli company successfully cultures bovine cells on International Space Station

Eyes on the skies folks!
10/08/2019
Spot The Station

Eyes on the skies folks!

See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up.

10/02/2019
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How totally out of the world is this?

Don't Miss Out! Rock & Mariachi fusion band, Tribes, gives their unique take on "Walking on the Moon" by The Police. Filmed live at the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo, New Mexico

10/02/2019
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We bet you've never heard "Walking On The Moon" like this before!

Don't Miss Out! Rock & Mariachi fusion band, Tribes, gives their unique take on "Walking on the Moon" by The Police. Filmed live at the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo, New Mexico

10/01/2019
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Filmed at our museum! You are going to want to watch this sunset session, premiering tonight!

Don't Miss Out! Rock & Mariachi fusion band, Tribes, gives their unique take on "Walking on the Moon" by The Police. Filmed live at the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo, New Mexico

WOW! Spaceflight is truly incredible!
09/30/2019

WOW! Spaceflight is truly incredible!

Last week, 3 new crew members launched to the International Space Station and NASA Astronaut Christina Hammock Koch captured this incredible image. She posted it saying, "What it looks like from space station when your best friend achieves her lifelong dream to go to space. Caught the second stage in progress! We canโ€™t wait to welcome you onboard, crew of Soyuz 61!"

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09/30/2019

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Thanks for the coverage KTSM 9 News!
09/30/2019
The best way to visit Trinity Site

Thanks for the coverage KTSM 9 News!

ALAMOGORDO, NM โ€” Trinity Site is a โ€œmust-seeโ€ for anyone whoโ€™s visiting New Mexico, or who have simply never been. Itโ€™s where the worldโ€™s first atomic bomb was detonated and itโ€™s only open toโ€ฆ

09/25/2019
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Its a gorgeous morning for a launch!

LIVE NOW: Three humans will launch to their new home 250 miles above Earth! ๐Ÿš€ Tune in to watch NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka and spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori launch aboard a Soyuz spacecraft at 9:57 a.m. EDT for their six-hour journey to the International Space Station:

Thanks El Paso Herald-Post ! We hope everyone joins us for this unique experience!
09/24/2019
Tours once again set for Trinity Site in October | El Paso Herald-Post

Thanks El Paso Herald-Post ! We hope everyone joins us for this unique experience!

Trinity Site is a "must see" for anyone who's visiting New Mexico, or who has simply never been. It's where the world's first atomic bomb was detonated and it's only open to the public on the first Saturdays in October and April.

09/24/2019
NASA's Guide To Black Hole Safety

The more you know...๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜Ž

Have you ever thought about visiting a black hole? We sure hope not. However, if you're absolutely convinced that a black hole is your ideal vacation spot, w...

Trinity Site is a โ€œmust seeโ€ for anyone whoโ€™s visiting New Mexico, or who has simply never been. Itโ€™s where the ...
09/24/2019
New Mexico Museum of Space History ยป The Best Way to Visit Trinity Site

Trinity Site is a โ€œmust seeโ€ for anyone whoโ€™s visiting New Mexico, or who has simply never been. Itโ€™s where the worldโ€™s first atomic bomb was detonated and itโ€™s only open to the public on the first Saturdays in October and April.

In this photo workers can be seen moving plutonium from their sedan into the McDonald House. Visitors to the Trinity Site can take a bus from the site to the house, where visitors hear the story of scientists there. (Photo courtesy atomicarchive.com)

09/24/2019

Are you looking for a fun job? The Museum is looking for someone with great people skills and customer service to join our team at the front desk. The successful candidate will interact with visitors from all over the world, assist in their ticket purchases and be part of an out of this world team! Interested? Apply for state jobs here: http://www.spo.state.nm.us/

โ€œToday, weโ€™re the first humans in history to have the technology to potentially deflect an asteroid from impacting t...
09/19/2019
Weโ€™re going to slam a spacecraft into an asteroid to try to deflect it

โ€œToday, weโ€™re the first humans in history to have the technology to potentially deflect an asteroid from impacting the Earth,โ€ says ESAโ€™s Ian Carnelli. โ€œThe key question that remains to be answered is, are the technologies and models that we have good enough to actually work?

Get ready for humans to change the orbit of another rock in space for the first time in history.

Go say hi to our great crew at the Otero County Fair!
09/19/2019

Go say hi to our great crew at the Otero County Fair!

09/14/2019
Trinity Site Guided Tour

Trinity Site is open only twice per year. Join us for our Trinity Site Guided Tour & Reception as we give an in-depth tour of the McDonald house, where the bomb was assembled, and the detonation location of the world's first atomic bomb. For more information, please see our early registration from below. Deadline for reservations is September 25th!
https://www.spacehalloffame.org/events/trinity/register.html

Address

3198 State Rd 2001
Alamogordo, NM
88310

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(575) 437-2840

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