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Icons of Exploration

On long term display at the New Mexico Museum of Space History

Icons of Exploration, a permanent exhibition at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, showcases some of the Museum’s most celebrated objects including a real "moon rock," rare replicas of the first man-made satellites, Sputnik and Explorer, and the Gargoyle, an early guided missile.

Throughout the exhibition, visitors are introduced to themes and subjects that are revisited and developed in other areas of the museum.

Also on exhibit at the New Mexico Museum of Space History


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