Free Launch Pad Lecture: Apollo 17: 50 Years

The Space Launch System moon rocket atop Pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center for a dress rehearsal countdown and refueling test earlier this year. The first launch of the SLS, dubbed Artemis 1, is scheduled for November 14 from Kennedy Space Center. Courtesy/File photo of NASA


The next Launch Pad conference will take place on Friday, December 2. The topic will be “Apollo 17: 50 Years” presented by museum executive director Chris Orwoll at the New Mexico Museum of Space History (NMMSH) will feature museum outreach coordinator Tony Gondola.

Where: New Mexico Space History Museum, Alamogordo. Take the elevator to the second floor!

The event is free and open to the public. Coffee and donuts are compliments of the International Space Hall of Fame Foundation.

About New Mexico Space History Museum

The New Mexico Space History Museum in Alamogordo is a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. A subsidiary of the Smithsonian, the museum presents the important role that New Mexico has played in the development of the US space program and includes the International Space Hall of Fame and the New Horizons Dome Theater. 3198 State Road 2001 | Alamogordo, NM 88310, 575.437.2840 for more information or visit the website. Like them on:

Angela C. Hale