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Trinity Site Opened to the Public Saturday, April 4th

“On July 16, 1945 the world changed with the explosion of the first atomic bomb. The explosion took place at Trinity Site which is on what is now White Sands Missile Range. Trinity is a national historic landmark which is currently open to the public once a year.” Shuttle Service provided by the City of Socorro Transportation […]

Hammel Museum


SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2015 Open to the Public! Travel back in time at the Historic Hammel Museum!    

Very Large Array

Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array Guided Tours

SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2015 The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array is a great place to visit. Located 50 miles west of Socorro, the VLA is offering guided tours the first Saturday of every month. Make a day of it and visit the Etscorn Observatory at New Mexico Tech in Socorro an hour after dusk for First […]

Star Gazing


SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2015 – ONE HOUR AFTER DUSK The First Saturday of every month we are treated to a day of science beginning with the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array Guided Tours culminating with an evening of FREE Guided Night Sky Telescope Viewing at the Etscorn Observatory on the New Mexico Tech campus located in Socorro. […]