The Very Large Array

I am a great fan of radio astronomy and have long dreamed of visiting the Very Large Array located about 50 miles west of Socorro, NM and featured in the movie Contact starring Jodie Foster.  We arrive and discover a very well designed visitor center fully equipped with an extremely knowledgeable and informative gift shop […]

White Sands

I strongly suggest that you call the visitor center at White Sands National Monument before you head out for a visit.  We do not think to make that call and even though it is a lovely warm day in Las Cruces when we leave, heading east on Hwy 70 we begin to see the sky […]