On Nov. 4, Boeing crossed another threshold on its road to safely launching a new spacecraft. The CST-100 Starliner hit a safety milestone with its test of its abort system in White Sands, New Mexico. What is the Starliner? What will it do? Let’s get to know one of the
You can be part of NASA’s mission to develop the next generation of robotics through the Space Robotics Challenge Phase 2. NASA seeks to engage with interested and dedicated computer programmers and roboticists who have a keen desire to automate exploration and resource collection on the moon and other worlds.
Get a look at our new fall exhibit Playing with Light from Space Center Houston exhibit specialist Carmina Mortillaro. Playing with Light, designed and developed by Scitech and produced by Imagine Exhibitions, explores the vital role light plays in our lives through interactive experiments, activities, and light displays. Is this
There’s a new way to explore Space City this Thanksgiving. CityPASS now offers a convenient mobile ticket option. 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 50% off
To reach for the stars requires support from a solid foundation. No one provides that foundation of safety like the military and first responders like firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians. Their service and sacrifice makes them everyday heroes. These heroes inspire us every day with their dedication to
There is more to celebrate this Halloween than candy and costumes! Oct. 31 marks the launch of Expedition 1 to the International Space Station (ISS). It was 19 years ago, today, when one NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts embarked on a mission that would establish a continuous human presence
We’ve reached the end of the week and that means we are back at it highlighting another awesome astronaut! This week’s featured explorer is Eric Boe, who was selected as an astronaut by NASA in 2000. Boe is a veteran of two spaceflights, serving as pilot for both STS-126 and