Special Days

Visit on one of our Special Days and engage in additional activities at no extra charge.

Meet an Astronaut Fridays
Every Friday

They’ve been to outer space, traveling at 17,500 miles per hour…Now they’re coming to Space Center Houston and you can meet them and hear about their out-of-this world adventures on Fridays! This is included in your admission price so don’t miss out! The Astronauts will present at 11:00 and 1:00 with a 30 minute presentation and Q&A. Check upon arrival for the location.

Earth Day Kick-Off
April 19th

Join us in a carbon cleanse! We will kick-off our Earth Day Celebration with a community wide No Impact Challenge, music, live shows, exhibitors, workshops, and family fun.

Earth Day
April 22, 2014

Earth Day: Watch out for Mr. Bigfoot
Students will learn how to calculate their carbon footprint and explore ways to reduce it through recycling, repurposing and alternative energy sources.   We will whisk your students into a world of fun and creativity where they will discover the importance of caring for Mother Earth.

Physics Day
May 1-2, 2014

Physics Day:  When Physics & Pop Culture Collide
Do you use cool to describe your science class? When Physics & Pop Culture Collide, the results are super-hip and super-exciting.  Take part in X-File investigations; Mr. Spock experiments; and The Professor (of Gilligan’s Island) inventions.  Use the scientific method and your imagination to explore Physics.  If our theory is right, it will be Big Bang fun!

Career Day
May 16, 2014

Technology of Tomorrow
Join us in exploring exciting technologies that are straight out of Sci-Fi cinema and into your world! Learn about ultramodern careers that are evolving from an imaginative world of futuristic gadgets, devices, and technology that used to be fiction but are quickly becoming a reality! Learn what career path you need to take so that you can be a part of the future of technology!