VIDEO: History Up Close – Lunar Samples Vault

In Space Center Houston’s Lunar Samples Vault, you can gaze at actual Moon rocks, kept in a pure nitrogen environment to preserve them. This is the largest display of Moon rocks on public display in the world. You can also touch a piece of the Moon. The lunar touchstone was

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Visit the Budweiser Clydesdales at Galaxy Lights Dec. 13

Silver Eagle Distributors Houston, the local Anheuser-Busch distributor, is proud to announce that the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales are back in town for the holidays. They will be visiting Space Center Houston’s Galaxy Lights presented by Reliant on Friday, Dec. 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend

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Holiday in space trivia: Week 2

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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Astronaut Doug Hurley

Astronaut Friday: Doug Hurley

Today’s featured astronaut is a veteran of two spaceflights. He piloted both STS-127 and STS-135, logging over 27 days, and traveling greater than 11 million miles, in space to date. Prior to his selection by NASA in 2000, Doug Hurley was a fighter pilot and test pilot for the U.S.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Part 2

Are you looking for an unforgettable gift for the kiddos? Our education programs are engaging as well as educational to entertain and inspire your future astronauts. Space Center U Space Center University, our ultimate educational experience, is an immersive, multi-day program offered year-round for ages 11+. Participants are inspired as

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Giving Tuesday has arrived

It’s here! Giving Tuesday – a global daylong celebration designed for giving back to your community – is today, Dec. 3! As a nonprofit science and space exploration learning center, Space Center Houston is committed to giving back to the community every day. We invite you to participate in the

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Holiday in space trivia: Week 1

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

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2019 Black Friday deals at Space Center Houston

Give the gift of wonder and awe this holiday season! With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we are offering online discounts for general admission as well as some of our top programs Nov. 22 through Cyber Monday by using the online discount code THANKS. 15% off new gift memberships Space

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Holiday Gift Guide: Part 1

What do you give the person who already has everything? Give them an experience! Space Center Houston offers exciting experiences and adventures year-round that are sure to ignite curiosity, encourage exploration and inspire wonder. Membership If you’re searching for unique gifts for Space City friends and family, a Space Center

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Happy Thanksgiving!

So that our crew members can spend valuable time with friends and family, we will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 28, and we will reopen Friday, Nov. 29 at 9 a.m. We wish everyone a happy holiday! In the meantime, check out the video below demonstrating what Thanksgiving is

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