Miguel & Michelle Visit Spaceport America
Join two New Mexico students as their class embarks on a tour of the world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport, located on the plains east of Truth or Consequences and north of Las Cruces. Their imaginations make the visit a fanciful excursion. Find out the answers to questions like these: What is a spaceport? Where is Spaceport America? Are there space aliens there? For grades 1-5.
About Loretta Hall (Albuquerque, New Mexico Author)
Loretta Hall remembers being enthralled with NASA’s manned space program from Mercury’s first suborbital flight through Apollo’s moon missions. Those pioneering days were filled with widespread excitement as man ventured away from Mother Earth. Loretta sees a similar wave of fascination and awe now as private enterprise develops a fantastic array of new vehicles for space tourism as well as scientific research. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a three hour drive north of Spaceport America. Loretta is a Certified Space Ambassador for the National Space Society and an active member of the National Federation of Press Women.