Photo gallery: Discover our new summer exhibit Journey to Space

Our summer exhibit Journey to Space is now open! Explore a rotating International Space Station module. Launch a rocket. Experiment with a vacuum chamber. Try your hand at operating a robotic arm. See artifacts like astronaut food and Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 training gloves and more! Journey to Space is

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Top 5 selfie spots at Space Center Houston

We’ve compiled a list of our the top selfie locations at Space Center Houston. Don’t forget to tag Space Center Houston when you share your space selfie! Find us on social media:       1. Rocket Park Rocket Park is one of our favorite selfie locations. It is home to the

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Apollo Trivia: Week 1

Test your knowledge of space history with our weekly Apollo trivia!

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Image of the Week: Blazars, gamma rays and black holes

It’s been a minute since we posted an Image of the Week. To make up for it, we’re giving you three very neat images of space stuff. So let’s talk about cosmic phenomena. Pulsars are highly magnetized rotating neutron stars that emits beams of electromagnetic radiation. Quasars are massive and extremely remote celestial objects, emitting

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QUIZ: Test your Apollo knowledge

Test your knowledge of the Apollo era with our trivia below and share your results with friends!

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Lindbergh inside the cockpit of the Spirit of St. Louis

This day in history: Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis make first solo transatlantic flight

  Before the world was captivated by landing on the moon, it was transfixed with a landing in Paris. Charles Lindbergh wasn’t the first to fly across the Atlantic, but he was the first to make the non-stop transatlantic flight alone, propelling him into aviation history.   On May 20,

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Apollo 50th

Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration guide

Thank you for celebrating a historic moment with us. Our festival is a family friendly event, and we want all our guests to have a phenomenal experience. All of our rules and regulations exist to help keep our guests safe and to ensure everyone enjoys the festivities throughout the day

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NEW EXHIBIT: Moonwalker portraits now on display

From 1969-1972, twelve American astronauts left their everlasting footprint on the Moon. They were the most visible part of a team of Apollo astronauts, engineers, scientists, and mission support staff of the Apollo Program. Artist Logan Goodson created a series of paintings to celebrate the individuals of the Apollo program

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Twins Study research reveals effects of space

Scott Kelly spent a year in space for science. What did NASA learn about his time there? The results of their groundbreaking Twins Study were recently revealed in an article in Science magazine. The research used Kelly and his twin brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, to study the effects of

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10 fast facts about astronaut Leroy Chiao

To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, we are highlighting Leroy Chiao who is a Chinese American NASA Astronaut. Check out these ten fascinating facts about Chiao: “I was eight years old when I saw the Apollo Moon landing in 1969. I was riveted. We watched it all

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