Spiders, snakes, and other creatures were already present in the Chihuahuan Desert, before the White Sands Test Facility started breaking ground in 1962 near Las Cruces, NM.
Employees of NASA’s White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) were inspired to see the Space Shuttle Atlantis circle overhead on Monday, June 1, 2009
On November 13, 2008, NASA White Sands Test Facility’s Emergency Services assisted with extinguishing a large commercial structure fire that had started in the Aldershot Nursery south of Las Cruces.
After an employee injury occurred with the existing tool, it was recognized that a new, safer, and more precise de-burring tool was needed.
The NASA White Sands Chapter of the National Management Association (NMA) held its annual American Enterprise Speech Contest on March 18, 2008 in the Good Samaritan Village Auditorium in Las Cruces. About 25 people were in the audience to hear the four contestants.
During NASA’s 50th Anniversary Celebration at the White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) on February 7, 2009, astronauts and management presented six employees with the prestigious Silver Snoopy award.
Joining the worldwide Earth Day celebration April 22nd, NASA White Sands Test Facility joins NASA centers across America in celebrating the agency's contributions to understanding and protecting our environment.
Astronaut Danny Olivas, who just recently returned to earth from the STS-117 Space Shuttle mission, made a special trip to White Sands Test Facility August 3, 2007 to surprise six WSTF employees with the coveted “Silver Snoopy” award...