Space Center Houston is the Official Visitors Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center, which is the home of astronaut training and Mission Control. We are a separate 501(c)(3) organization, not a government agency.
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Make a Space for Art on your schedule. Space Center Houston’s newest exhibit Space for Art allows guests to see an artsy side of the astronauts, scientists and engineers.
Experience a Martian sunset, climb into a simulated Orion capsule and feel the texture of rock cliffs inspired by the red planet in our new interactive exhibit.
One basketball-sized streak across the skies in 1957 set in motion the Space Race. America’s returning shot to both Sputnik missions was a satellite of its own. In its Starship Gallery, Space Center Houston has a full-scale replica of Explorer 1, the first American satellite sent into orbit. Explorer 1’s launch on Jan. 31, 1958, […]
The multi-exhibit complex featuring the historic Boeing 747 shuttle carrier aircraft and the shuttle replica Independence.
Have lunch with a real NASA Astronaut.
Meet real astronauts and hear about their out-of-this world adventures on Fridays. No extra charge with paid admission.
Visit during one of our special events and engage in additional activities at no extra charge.
This is your chance to go on the grounds of NASA Johnson Space Center.
Space Center Houston has temporarily loaned the Galileo shuttlecraft to another museum until December.