VIDEO: 2019 – A Year In Review

As we close out the year of Apollo, it gives us time to reflect on what a wonderful time it’s been. This year, we’ve already welcomed more than 1.1 million visitors to date, marking our highest annual attendance since opening in 1992. We had our best-ever Spring Break, June, July

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Photo Gallery: Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant

There’s still time to explore the most technologically advanced light display in Texas! Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant, is open through Jan. 5. Explore interactive and programmable light displays for all ages. Experience a tram ride through light holiday displays to Rocket Park. Discover large-scale light installations. Don’t miss your

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Happy Holidays

So that our crew members can spend valuable time with friends and family, Galaxy Lights will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and Space Center Houston will be closed on Christmas Day. We will reopen Thursday, Dec. 26 at 9 a.m. We wish everyone a happy holiday! Click

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Holiday in space trivia: Week 4

We are getting in the holiday spirit this month with holiday themed space trivia to coincide with our new experience Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant. Do you know the answer to this week’s holiday in space trivia?

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Holiday Gift Guide: Part 3

Are you still looking for a meaningful gift this holiday season? Give your friends and family a Space City adventure! Explore Houston while saving 47% on admission to Space Center Houston and four other top Houston attractions with CityPASS. CityPASS delivers wonderful weekends, foolproof vacations and dramatic savings of almost

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NASA now testing AstroRad vest on station

The newest version of the AstroRad vest is currently being studied aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The findings could help inform NASA’s plans for future missions to the Moon and Mars. What is the vest? To survive deep space exploration, astronauts will have to weather radiation that is orders

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Parker Solar Probe already showing new sides of the Sun

In August 2018, the Parker Solar Probe launched, looking at our solar system’s center. The probe is the first to study the Sun up close.  Last year, we ran down the mission objectives of the exciting mission. But just this month, the scientific team behind the probe released its first

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A look back at the Wright brothers‘ first flight

On Dec. 17, 1903, the Wright brothers made history in their Kitty Hawk Flyer with the first powered flight. Wilbur and Orville had just become the first true airplane pilots. The first of four flights that day lasted just 12 seconds and traveled only 180 feet, but it proved that

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Skylab

Holiday in space trivia: Week 3

We are getting in the holiday spirit this month with holiday themed space trivia to coincide with our new experience Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant. Do you know the answer to this week’s holiday in space trivia?

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VIDEO: Astronaut debrief Expeditions 58, 59 & 60

Did you know humans have been living and working in space for 19 consecutive years aboard the International Space Station (ISS)? Relive the journey of three recent space station expeditions with the astronauts and lead flight directors in this Dec. 10 astronaut debreif, only at Space Center Houston. ISS Expedition

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