January 31st, 1961: Ham the Chimp (aka Ham the Astrochimp) became the first Hominidae launched into space. Ham’s name is an acronym for the lab which prepared him for his historic mission — the Holloman Aerospace Medical Center, located at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico.
Join your hares Circuscision and Nuns Shall Pass for a celebration of this historic event. We’ll have chimp-appropriate snacks at beer check and the usual monkey business. Monkey shoes are appropriate.
$6 for experienced chimps, virgin chimps are free (limit 1 per customer).
Trail starts at the Twin Lakes parking lot on 2nd Street near the ball fields at 3:00pm on Saturday, January 31.