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STEAMpunk – Marie Golda Ross

The Museum of Nature & Science presents “STEAMpunk – Marie Golda Ross,” at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 27. The program is free and open to the public. The content and activities are intended for ages 7-12.

Marie Golda Ross (1908-2008) was a senior engineer at Lockheed. She pioneered research and development in astrophysics, such as rocket ballistics for space travel. Ms. Ross is also well known as the first Native American engineer and the first female engineer at Lockheed. Participants will design a prototype space craft from common materials inspired by her work.

“STEAMpunk” is offered monthly, highlighting the work of an historic scientist through hands on exploration.

The Museum of Nature & Science is located at 411 N. Main Street and is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. For additional information, visit the website at: http://las-cruces.org/museums or call (575) 522-3120.