Author Talk: Out of this World by Loretta Hall
145 Washington Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Out of This World: New Mexico’s Contributions to Space Travel by author, Loretta Hall
From Anasazi star watchers forecasting seasonal changes for agriculture planning through the development of manned spaceflight and into the new era of commercial space industries, New Mexico has been a major contributor to understanding and exploring the universe. This illustrated presentation will provide an overview of an aspect of our state’s history that is not well known but has been important to New Mexico’s economy and the United States’ technological progress for more than eighty-five years.
Loretta Hall is an Albuquerque-based freelance writer specializing in science and engineering topics. She is the author of seven nonfiction books, three of which are about space exploration and its history. Loretta is a member of the Historical Society of New Mexico’s Speakers Bureau and the National Space Society’s book review committee. She is the current president of New Mexico Press Women.