Lunch with an Astronaut

Space Center Houston is now proud to offer you and your family an extraordinary opportunity to spend time with a NASA astronaut.

This casual event gives you the opportunity to hear first-hand stories from a NASA astronaut while enjoying a delicious lunch prepared by our in-house catering staff.

As a special memento of your visit, you will receive a personalized photograph from our guest astronaut. Ticket price also includes admission to Space Center Houston where you can experience over 400 things to see and do, including a behind the scenes look at NASA on the NASA Tram Tour.

Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis and must be purchased in advance. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult. Lunch with an Astronaut occurs Fridays and Saturdays at noon. Check the schedule below for availability.

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Lunch with an Astronaut schedule

March 2 – Leroy Chiao
March 3 – Brian Duffy
March 9 – Jerry Ross
March 10 – Jerry Ross
March 12 – Clay Anderson
March 13 – Brian Duffy
March 14 – Jerry Ross
March 15 – Anna Fisher
March 16 – Rick Hieb
March 17 – Rick Hieb
March 23 – Brian Duffy
March 24 – Anna Fisher
March 30 – Leroy Chiao
March 31 – Mark Polansky
April 6 – Mary Cleave
April 7 – Mary Cleave
April 13 – Leroy Chiao
April 14 – Anna Fisher
April 20 – Bill McArthur
April 21 – David Hilmers
April 27 – Ken Cameron
April 28 – Ken Cameron
May 4 – Brian Duffy
May 5 – Anna Fisher
May 11 – John-David Bartoe
May 12 – John-David Bartoe
May 18 – John-David Bartoe
May 19 – John-David Bartoe
May 25 – Mike Foreman
May 26 – Brian Duffy
June 1 – Leroy Chiao
June 2 – David Hilmers
June 8 – Mark Polansky
June 9 – Brian Duffy
June 15 – Clay Anderson
June 16 – David Hilmers
June 22 – Mike Foreman
June 23 – David Hilmers
June 29 – Ken Cameron
June 30 – Ken Cameron
July 6 – TBD
July 7 – David Hilmers
July 13 – Clay Anderson
July 14 – Clay Anderson
July 20 – Mark Polansky
July 21 – Anna Fisher
July 27 – Jerry Ross
July 28 – Jerry Ross
Aug. 3 – Anna Fisher
Aug. 4 – Brian Duffy
Aug. 10 – Jerry Ross
Aug. 11 – Jerry Ross
Aug. 17 – Bill McArthur
Aug. 18 – Clay Anderson
Aug. 24 – Tom Jones
Aug. 25 – Tom Jones
Aug. 31 – TBD

Important tips

  • Come early or stay late for a special public presentation by our guest astronaut. Presentations take place at 11 a.m. and 1:20 p.m.
  • Be sure to bring a camera to capture the memory.
  • Food allergies or special dietary requirements? Let us know in the “order notes” box at check out.

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Cancellations must be made two weeks prior to the date of visit to be refunded. Tickets purchased under two weeks will be non refundable. Date changes or reschedules must also be done two weeks prior.