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Kids Only Tram Takes Inaugural Ride!

Fifth graders from Fisher Elementary helped to launch the new Discount Tire School Bus Tram Tour at Space Center Houston Tuesday. The brand new tram decorated like a bright yellow school bus seats up to 100 and circles around the Saturn V-the most powerful rocket ever built! Did we mention its just for kids?! How [...]

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Oscar De La Hoya At Space Center Houston!

Left: Boxing Superstar and Celebrity Oscar De La Hoya Right: Rising Star and Philippines Native Manny Pacquiao Space Center Houston gets ready to rumble! Boxing Superstars Oscar de la Hoya and Manny Pacquiao will announce their December 6 mega-fight at Space Center Houston as part of a six-city press tour on Friday, October 3 at [...]

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And the Winner Is…

NANCY BILLE!!!!! A big heartfelt congratulations goes out to Nancy Bille from the Space Center Houston education department for winning the coveted honor of September Crew Member of the Month! “Nancy started on February 14, 2007 in the Education Department.  She provides exceptional customer service to our teachers and scout leaders by taking their reservations [...]

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A Special Thank You

We have been offered quite a few artifacts over the past years. From spare parts for a Saturn V Moon rocket to a cigar butt smoked by a former flight director, it is always interesting to see what shows up at our front door. While each item carries with it an interesting piece of history, [...]

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And The Winner Is…

CHRISTINA GERACI! A huge congratulations goes out to attractions lead Christina Geraci of the Operations Department here at Space Center Houston! Christina’s strive for customer service excellence, go-getter attitude and postive work ethic have earned her the honor of August 2008 Crew Member of the Month! We are so proud to to you on our [...]

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Astronaut’s Son to Make Spaceflight History

Richard Garriott was recently at Space Center Houston while training for his mission to the International Space Station set to launch in October.  Who is Richard Garriott?  He is a video game pioneer and son of record-setting astronaut Owen Garriott who flew on board Skylab in 1973 and again on the Shuttle for Skylab-1 in [...]

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Exclusive Advance Screening of Star Wars: The Clone Wars

You’re invited to the Exclusive Texas Premiere of the highly anticipated new CG-animated feature film STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS (TM) Sunday, Aug. 10 at Space Center Houston from 6-10pm! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the First-Ever STAR WARS Animated Feature Film, before it hits theatres on August 15th! Star Wars:The Clone Wars [...]

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Back to the Moon in Style!

(Above:Gordon Cooper, one of NASA’s original seven astronauts chosen in 1959, poses in his Mercury flight suit.) (Below: Proposals of two new spacesuit systems designed to meet the requirements of Orion missions to the space station and back to the moon!) (article from ABC News) The defining image of space exploration is set for a [...]

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