Goddard Planetarium

Shows Returning Soon! Please check back

Saturday, June 12th: the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium Re-opens with shows at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm.

The Planetarium will be open Tuesdays-Saturdays with shows at 1pm, 3pm & 5pm daily and a bonus 7pm show on Fridays. The planetarium will be closed Sundays and Mondays. Thank you and we appreciate your patience. 


The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium is home to a state-of-the-art, full-dome digital theater system with Digistar 6 programming. This immersive experience brings the captivating story of our cosmic origins to life like never before. Thanks is extended to the RMAC Foundation and its donors.

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available to help us bring the newest films to our Roswell community. 

Public Show Schedule 

Each show includes a full-dome film accompanied by a star presentation. Films last approximately 30 minutes. For more information or to schedule a group, please call Jeremy Howe at 575-624-6744 

June Films and Show Times

June 12th - 30th
Tuesday - Saturday
1pm: Mayan Archaeoastronomy
3pm Incoming!
5pm From Earth to the Universe

Fridays bonus show:
7pm: Destination Mars

Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe makes a tour of 6 Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzná, Palenque and Bonampak where the spectator dives into a Mayan world of knowledge about the importance of the orientations of its temples in relation to the movement of some stars like the Sun, the Moon and Venus.

Incoming! explores the past, present, and future of our Solar System and the landmark discoveries scientists have made sending spacecraft to visit tiny worlds.

From Earth to the Universe: This stunning, 30-minute voyage through time and space presents the Universe revealed to us by science, through an arresting combination of imagery and sound. 

Destination Mars: Ever wonder what it would be like to fly to Mars? NASA – and others – have their sights set on the Red Planet and they’re building the technology to get us there! Destination Mars: The New Frontier gives you an up-close look at humanity’s most epic endeavor.

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2021 UFO Festival Weekend  

Film and Laser Shows in Goddard Planetarium:

Online tickets available at: https://secure.rec1.com/NM/roswell-nm/catalog Laser show prices will be $15 for Adults $5 Children ages 4-15

 Number of tickets available will depend on state COVID restrictions on seating capacity. 

Friday, July 2, 2021

           Saturday, July 3, 2021

           Sunday, July 4, 2021

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SPACE CAMP | 2021  

July 13-15, 9:00am-NOON (Grades 3rd & 4th)

July 20-22, 9:00am-NOON (Grades 5th & 6th)

Cost $45 for members and $60 for non-members

This stellar three-day program is your ticket to the stars! Follow the life cycle of stars and see how constellations change when you travel across the galaxy. Learn to read a star chart and try your hand at following the skies to tell the time of year. Jump from stargazer to rocket scientist! Explore the science involved in rocket construction as you build and launch your own Estes Green Eggs rocket that you can take home. We will test payload theories while creating an “egg-static” rocket launching experience with a real egg!  - a super fun, crowd-pleasing STEM activity.   

Call to register: 575-624-6744