Culture Series: Tracking Telescopes & the Forgotten Legacy of Clyde Tombaugh at White Sands Missile Range

Bill Godby, an archaeologist at White Sands Missile Range, discusses the history and significance of astronomer Dr. Clyde Tombaugh’s efforts at WSMR from 1946-1955, during the very beginnings of America’s missile and space exploration activities. This free presentation includes many rare photographs, illustrating various evolutions of the tracking telescopes developed during Tombaugh’s tenure. Godby’s talk …

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