Events

New Mexico Museum of Space History Film Premier: "AIRCRAFT CARRIER"

July 1, 2017 - October 1, 2017
11:05 AM - 11:50 PM
3198 State Rte 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88310

Event Days:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Venue:
New Horizons Theater on the campus of New Mexico Museum of Space History
Admission:
Museum prices: Adults 13-59 yrs $7-- Military/seniors $6-- kids 4-12 yrs $4-- under 4 yrs free. Separate prices for Theater only. Ask about Planetarium and Theater combo prices.
Website:
http://www.nmspacemuseum.org/
Contact Name:
Cathy Harper
Contact E-mail Address:
cathy.harper@state.nm.us
Contact Phone Number:
1-877-333-6589

Explore the Modern Marvels of Technology on the High Seas! Aircraft Carrier is a large-format, immersive film packed with adrenaline-laced visuals and human stories that pay stirring tribute to the crucial role modern aircraft carriers play in maintaining the freedom of the seas, and keeping the sea lanes open for commerce.

With unprecedented logistical assistance and access by the United States Navy, Aircraft Carrier places audiences aboard a Nimitz-class carrier, during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercises. RIMPAC provides a striking visual context for the size and scale of the maritime drill – with over 22 nations and 55 ships participating – along with 92 fixed wing aircraft and helicopters on the carrier itself, a veritable city at sea (population nearly 5,000 crew). Aircraft Carrier brings audiences not only aboard the carrier, but also the Navy’s newest submarines and cockpit of the Navy’s next generation aircraft, the F-35. Viewers get a unique perspective on these new stealth fighters, observing their advanced technology systems and experiencing the pilot’s perspective as it catapults off from the carrier into flight. Check website for other shows available. To make sure that the theater is not sold out when you plan to attend, please be sure to call us at 575-437-2840 the day before your visit. We frequently have large groups of school students or tour groups that book an entire showing.


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