Space, Sky and Man-made Things that Fly in NM


The flat, open country and clear atmosphere make southwestern New Mexico a perfect spot to view the heavens, test rockets and missiles, and train pilots.

All of the following facilities provide fantastic destinations in themselves, but put together they give a great picture of man's attempts to understand our universe and control the Earth's skies in the last half of the 20th century.

War Eagles Air Museum

Very Large Array (VLA)

White Sands Missile Range Museum and Missile Park

Space History Museum

National Solar Observatory