Apollo Trivia: Week 8

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

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Infographic: Apollo 11 image

More to explore about the Apollo 11 mission Crew Neil Armstrong, Commander Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot Backup Crew James A. Lovell, Commander Fred W. Haise Jr., Lunar Module Pilot William A. Anders, Command Module Pilot Payload Columbia (CSM-107) Eagle (LM-5) Launch July

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Video: Apollo Mission Control Center now touring

After two years, we are ready to show off the newly restored Apollo Mission Control Center! Two years in the making, this monumental project has returned this national historic landmark to how it looked in 1969. This room has been restored to look as it originally did during the Apollo

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Apollo Trivia: Week 7

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Space on Screen: Armstrong

The next installment of our Space on Screen series features a dinner and a premiere July 18. This special edition of Space Center Houston’s monthly space-related film series, Space on Screen, will feature dinner and the brand new documentary, “Armstrong.” Come enjoy dinner in Astronaut Gallery, among astronaut flight and

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Astronaut Friday: Buzz Aldrin

July 20, 1969 is perhaps one of the most important dates in history. It is the day humans first stepped foot on the Moon, a feat once imagined to be impossible. The Apollo 11 mission placed astronauts Aldrin and Armstrong on the lunar surface, proving that humans could travel to

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Apollo Trivia: Week 6

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Photo Gallery: Apollo-era flight controllers

Did you know that during the Apollo 11 mission, the average age of flight controllers was just 28? Imagine being responsible for landing a man on the Moon for the first time ever in your late twenties. What was it like? How did they prepare? What was the most challenging

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Mission Apollo Minute: Apollo 10

Astronauts Gene Cernan, John Young and Tom Stafford had an unenviable mission as part of Apollo 10. Apollo 10 was the dress rehearsal mission for the first Moon landing. Cernan and Stafford came within eight nautical miles of the lunar surface before turning back. Young and Cernan both went back

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