Visit on one of our Special Days and engage in additional activities at no extra charge.
Meet an Astronaut Fridays
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.
March 14, 2014
Pi Day: Inspπre
Come and be inspired by all things Pi(3.14)! It’s not just a number. It’s a phenomenon! Celebrate the birthday of inspirational genius, Albert Einstein while enjoying live shows, original rap performances, pie-eating contests and much more. You’ll even have a chance to toss a flying Pi!
For more information about our Pi Rap Competition click here.
National Robotics Week
April 4-5, 2014
World Health Day
April 7, 2014
Dougie Into Good Health
Mission One: Healthy diet! Mission Two: Move your body! Enjoy workshops on nutrition and staying fit. Join us for World Health Day and gain more insight on everything from world hunger to doing the Running Man in space! You’ll have fun feeling your heart beat race!
International Human Space Flight Day
April 11-12, 2014
Unsung Heroes of Space Flight
In honor of International Human Space Flight Day, we will celebrate the many accomplishments of space pioneers– some of which are widely celebrated and others which are less well known. Discover the amazing untold stories of space as we honor the ladies of Mercury 13, who completed astronaut training when Sally Ride was only 8 years old! See behind the scenes photographs of unsung heroes who make space travel a reality.
Earth Day Kick-Off
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.
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.
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!
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!