Friday, July 5, 2013

Roswell UFO Festival kicks off today

The International UFO Museum and Research Center was a focus of attention this morning when the 2013 Roswell UFO Festival began today. Here are photos from the Museum today.

• Photo at left. Betty Ann Heck of Roswell visits with author Dr. Jesse Marcel Jr. as he autographs a book for her at the International UFO Museum and Research Center in Roswell, N.M., today. Marcel, a retired Army colonel, is the son of the intelligence officer who examined the mystery UFO in Roswell in July 1947.


• Photo at right. Derek Swickard holds a Cuboid mini-speaker as he visits with Michael Donovan (right) and Goli Zanich of Donovan/Green, the company that has launched Roswell Sightings in conjunction with the International UFO Museum and Research Center of Roswell, N.M. Derek Swickard is an officer in the company that manufactures and markets the Cuboid speaker, which is being used by principals at this year’s UFO Festival, which began today in Roswell. Roswell Sightings provides around-the-clock coverage of science news, popular culture events and memorabilia sales at

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• Photo at left. The 2013 Roswell UFO Festival kicked off today. One of the early events was a reception this morning at the International UFO Museum and Research Center, which began filling after the welcome by Roswell Mayor Del Jurney.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Mark Briscoe new executive director

Mark Briscoe
ROSWELL, New Mexico — Mark Briscoe has been appointed executive director of the International UFO Museum & Research Center by the Museum's board of directors.

Briscoe had been serving as the Museum's operations officer since Julie Shuster retired as executive director.

"We are fortunate to have Mark as our executive director," said Jack Swickard, president of the board of directors. "Finding someone to continue the museum and research growth established by Julie was a daunting task. Mark will be able to build on what Julie has established."
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