Space Science

The Space Science wing of NMMNH&S houses our observatory, planetarium, and space science collections. We also have a connection to research being done on the planet Mars!

Learn about our observatory with a 16-inch research grade telescope.
Larry Crumpler
Research Curator, Volcanology and Space Science
Rover Field Reports from Mars
Dr. Larry Crumpler shares discoveries and photographs from Opportunity, the Mars Exploration Rover still going strong after more than ten years on the red planet.
Astronomy Resources
Want to learn more about space and everything in it? Check out these links.