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Science of Space Expo at the Museum of Nature and Science 2018

Summer has been out of this world at the Museum of Nature & Science. Enjoy one last weekend before heading back to school with the Science of Space Expo, Saturday, August 11, 2018. From 10 a.m.-1 p.m. the museum will host astronomy activities from the GSK Science in the Summer™ program. Provided by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered through the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, this fun and free event will introduce visitors to the sun and the stars, Earth’s moon, and space travel. Learn through fun, hands-on, experiments with sun prints, rockets, the phases of the moon, and more.

Admission to the Las Cruces Museum System is free. The Museum of Nature & Science is located at 411 N. Main St. and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (June – August), and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional information, visit the website at: or call 575.522.3120.

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Megan Kelly, Harris, Baio & McCullough, 484-347-0224,

Marti Skold Jordan, Manager US Community Partnerships, 919-328-0507

Stephanie Hawkins, Museum of Nature & Science, 575-532-3372