The Challenger Learning Center of Las Cruces is offering six free virtual missions during the 2021 Virtual Las Cruces Space Festival.
The Challenger Learning Center of Las Cruces (CLCLC) is New Mexico’s sole full-scale space simulator, operated by Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS). In celebration of the Las Cruces Space Festival, the Challenger Learning Center will host six free virtual public missions. MISSIONS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, HOWEVER THE MISSION IS TARGETED FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE 6TH GRADE AND ABOVE. CHILDREN 3RD TO 5TH GRADE ARE WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE WITH AN ADULT FAMILY MEMBER FOR ASSISTANCE.
CLCLC mission space is limited, therefore registration applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. You are limited to one mission during the week of the Space Festival. ONE REGISTRATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED FOR EACH COMPUTER USER. Registration must be completed no later than two hours before the mission start time.
Open Mission Dates and Times:
Virtual Mission 1: Friday April 9, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Virtual Mission 2: Friday April 9, 2021 – 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Virtual Mission 3: Saturday April 10, 2021 – 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Virtual Mission 4: Saturday April 10, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Virtual Mission 5: Monday, April 12, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Virtual Mission 6: Monday, April 12, 2021 – 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
This will be an online virtual mission through a Zoom meeting and website. Each participant will need their own computer to work on, PHONES DO NOT WORK IN THE MISSION.
Please let us know if you will not be able to attend so that we may open that spot for another participant. Should you need additional information, please contact the Challenger Learning Center at 575-639-1391.