Alamogordo, New Mexico: Grave of Ham the Astrochimp

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New Mexico Museum of Space History

Address:
Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM
Directions:
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.
Phone:
575-437-2840
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Grave of Ham the Astrochimp
The final resting place of Ham; in January 1961 he became the first chimp launched into space. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Grave of first astrochimp. Grave of Ham the Astrochimp

Ham proves that mankind could live and work in space. Lovely tribute!

[Lavato, 07/31/2013]
Grave of Ham. Ham the Astrochimp

Visited the grave of Ham the Astrochimp -- it is under the wall, at the entrance where the flagpoles are.

[Spiderpig41, 07/10/2010]

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