New Mexico is known for its otherworldly landscapes – but Kilbourne Hole, a volcanic crater located southwest of Las Cruces, is so otherworldly that NASA sent astronauts there to train for missions to the moon. Read on to learn more about this intriguing landform and New Mexico’s role in astronaut training.

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