Alamogordo, New Mexico: Grave of Ham the Astrochimp
New Mexico Museum of Space History
- Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM
- US Hwy 54/70 north through town. Just past the New Mexico School for the Visually Handicapped, turn right on Indian Wells Rd. Drive to the end, then left on Scenic Drive, then a quick right onto Hwy 2001 up the hill to the New Mexico Museum of Space History. Ham's grave is at the base of the flagpoles.
The final resting place of Ham; in January 1961 he became the first chimp launched into space. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Visitor Tips and News About Grave of Ham the Astrochimp
Ham proves that mankind could live and work in space. Lovely tribute![Lavato, 07/31/2013]
Visited the grave of Ham the Astrochimp -- it is under the wall, at the entrance where the flagpoles are.[Spiderpig41, 07/10/2010]