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Lecture Series -- New Mexico's Century of Leadership in Space Exploration
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
Albuquerque, NM
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Lecture Series -- New Mexico's Century of Leadership in Space Exploration
Lecture and Book signing.

Join author Loretta Hall as she describes crucial contributions to space travel made by scientists, engineers, and assorted adventurers in New Mexico. From Robert Goddard's arrival in Roswell in 1930 to more recent research on rocketry and planetary and human spaceflight, to New Mexico's leadership in the commercialization of spaceflight at Spaceport America fitting continuation of our historic record of supporting space exploration.

Ms. Hall's book will be available for purchase and signing during the evening lecture.

Loretta Hall's fascination with manned spaceflight goes back to NASA's Mercury Program, and she became intrigued with New Mexico's space history when she moved to Albuquerque in 1977. Combining those interests with her career as a freelance writer, she wrote her 2011 book, Out of this World: New Mexico's Contributions to Space Travel. She is a member of SouthWest Writers, the New Mexico Book Co-op, and the Historical Society of New Mexico; and she is a Space Ambassador for the National Space Society. Out of this World was named "Best New Mexico Book" at the 2011 New Mexico Book Awards. Her website NMSpaceHistory.com offers historic insights and current news about this state's role in space exploration.

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science reserves the right to cancel any event that does not reach a minimum of 6 participants.


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New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (View)
1801 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
United States


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Education > Other
Other > Family-Friendly

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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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