New Mexico Museum
of Space History
The New Mexico Museum of Space History is composed of:
1) The Museum of Space History. Contains exhibitions ranging from Robert Goddard's early rocket experiments near Roswell to a mock-up of the International Space Station.
2) The International Space Hall of Fame. Commemorates the achievements of men and women who have furthered humanity's exploration of space.
3) The John P. Stapp Air & Space Park. Displays larger exhibits, such as the Apollo program's Little Joe II rocket and the rocket sled that "Fastest Man Alive" Stapp rode to 632 mph.
4) Daisy Track. Commemorates aeromedical and space related tests which were crucial in developing components for NASA's Project Mercury orbital flights and the Project Apollo moon landings.
4) The Clyde W. Tombaugh IMAX Theater and Planetarium. The only such theater in southern New Mexico.
5) Astronaut Memorial Garden. A tribute to the Apollo 1 and Space Shuttle Challenger & Columbia astronauts.
6) The Hubbard Space Science Research Building. Home to the Museum's new archives and library. Researchers and students will find an academic-based collection of New Mexico space history, Holloman Air Force Base and White Sands Missile Range information and photos, as well as NASA publications, photos, and collections.
7) The Museum Support Center. The facility where Museum employees and volunteers conserve and restore the many large artifacts exhibited at the Museum.
~Joseph T. Page II
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