Embrace space this February and save!

Embrace space in 2019. Save $5 off regular admission by using online discount code HEART01 through Feb. 17. As we approach our celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s Moon landing, space exploration continues to expand into new horizons. NASA is exploring the Kuiper Belt, the Sun and the

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Remembering those NASA lost

On Jan. 27, 1967, NASA lost astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Roger Chaffee and Ed White in the Apollo 1 fire. On Jan. 28, 1986, tragedy struck again as NASA lost astronauts Dick Scobee, Michael Smith, Ronald McNair, Ellison Onizuka, Judy Resnik, Gregory Jarvis and Christa McAuliffe as part of the

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MindSumo Challenge winner announced

Space Center Houston would like to recognize the winner of our month-long MindSumo challenge, Matthew Gaiser. MindSumo is an online platform that allows college students the opportunity to test their skills by trying to solve problems facing companies all around the world. The challenge that Space Center Houston asked students

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – International Space Station

In his State of the Union address on Jan. 25, 1984, President Ronald Reagan directed NASA to build an international space station within a decade. By 2000, ISS has its first permanent residents and has allowed human to live continuously in space ever since. On Jan. 24, 2019 Dr. Scott

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This day in history: Independence Plaza opens

On a cold Jan. 23 morning, a new international landmark opened to the public. Time flies when you’re having fun, especially when you’re inside a Boeing 747 that used to fly the skies. Independence Plaza turns three this year. The monumental exhibit remains a cornerstone of the experience at Space

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Mission Apollo Minute – Apollo 1

Reaching the Moon took courage, tenacity and innovation. Tragically, it also claimed the lives of 8 brave souls, three of whom perished in the Apollo 1 fire. Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee all tragically perished when a spark ignited the oxygen inside the Apollo 1 capsule they were

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Astronaut Friday: Tom Stafford

We’re joining up two of our features here and offering an Astronaut Friday post this week with our Astronaut Bio Cards from the Apollo 50th celebration. This week, we’re talking about Tom Stafford. He’s one of the Apollo 10 astronauts and also has a history with Space Center Houston. A

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See The Last Man On The Moon This Friday

There’s still time to see January’s Space on Screen. “The Last Man on the Moon” provides a unique, raw look into one man’s part in “mankind’s greatest adventure,” a story full of love, loss, and fulfillment. The special screening is this Friday in our five-story-tall Space Center Theater. Guests speakers

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SEEC expands its New Horizons, gets keynote speaker

Space Center Houston is proud to announce that New Horizons principle investigator Dr. Alan Stern will be one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Space Exploration Educators Conference Feb. 7-9, 2019. Stern’s New Horizons spacecraft was the first to study Pluto in depth and sent back some stunning images

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Spring Home School Day on the way!

This February, Space Center Houston will host its Spring Home School Day. Held Feb. 19, this incredible event provides the opportunity for home-schooled families to learn about space exploration and engage in an unforgettable day of education and inspiring activities. In addition to a Stars & STEM experience and a

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