Special Events

Visit during one of our special events and engage in additional activities.

Meet an Astronaut 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 a.m. and 1:20 p.m. with a 30-minute presentation and Q&A. Check upon arrival for the location.


Be there for Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo’s premiere

Zero-G Diner

Join us for an exciting VIP opportunity and become a part of history in the making. Space Center Houston is hosting Houston’s exclusive premiere of Haviland Digital’s newest blockbuster release “Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo” before it hits movie theaters nationwide.

Join us to experience an unforgettable cinematic event featuring the trials and tribulations that played out in our very own backyard and enjoy a panel discussion with all four Apollo Program flight directors after the film.

Tuesday, April 11

  • 5:15 p.m. – Doors open
  • 6 p.m. – Film begins
  • 7:45 p.m. – Reception
  • 8 p.m. – Special Q&A with Apollo Program flight directors

Limited tickets available for purchase for $50 through April 7. A portion of each ticket purchased will help support Space Center Houston’s efforts to restore the historic Mission Operations Control Room.

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