Photo Gallery: Apollo 13

“Houston, we’ve had a problem…” That line spoken by Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert, while often misquoted, has become one of the most famous quotes of the Apollo era. Dubbed a “successful failure,” Apollo 13 is perhaps one of the most iconic Apollo missions. Although the crew did not set

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STEM Innovations in Schools

The STEM Innovations in Schools program, presented by Chevron, has launched the “Carbon Capture Challenge 2022.” Space Center Houston is leading the challenge with expert panelists from Chevron, NASA Johnson Space Center, and Greentown Labs. The mission is to expand students' and educators’ awareness of the challenges and opportunities to

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Mars

VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – The Art of Space Communication

Mar. 28 | 6 p.m. CT The Art of Space Communication Space exploration is fueled by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but it is art that connects us to the mission and translates it into meaningful visual elements. From the choice of shapes, colors, tones, and textures, every aspect of

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Meet our Solar System: Jupiter

How well do you know your astronomical neighborhood? Let's go on a trip through our solar system and explore the weird, the wild, and the beautiful all around us. Today, we are learning all about Jupiter. Where is it? Jupiter is the fifth planet of our solar system, sitting 468.1

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Planet Earth Celebration

Members’ Earth Day Soiree Friday, April 22 | 6:30 p.m. This event is for Space Center Houston members only and space is limited. Get your ticket(s) now. Not a member? Join today! Our 2nd annual Plant Earth Celebration explores sustainability, weather, conservation and more. Celebrate planet Earth at Space Center

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Dragonfly

VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Dragonfly: An Overview of NASA’s Mission to Saturn’s Moon

Dragonfly: An Overview of NASA’s Mission to Saturn’s Moon NASA will launch the Dragonfly mission this decade to explore Saturn’s largest Moon, Titan. In this mission a rotorcraft-lander named Dragonfly will explore dozens of locations across the icy world, sampling and measuring the compositions of Titan’s organic surface materials to

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SpaceX Crew-4 portrait

Launch Pad: SpaceX Crew-4

NASA's SpaceX Crew-4 astronauts are preparing to launch to the International Space Station aboard a new SpaceX Dragon capsule! Get the scoop on this upcoming mission in today's Launch Pad post. Meet the four astronauts flying into space next month for the SpaceX Crew-4 mission. From left: NASA astronaut Jessica

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Meet Our Solar System: Mars

How well do you know your astronomical neighborhood? Let's go on a trip through our solar system and explore the weird, the wild, and the beautiful all around us. Today, we are learning all about Mars. Where is it? Mars is the fourth planet of our solar system, sitting 154.8

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GOES-T

Launch Pad: GOES-T

  Each month, in our Launch Pad series we cover notable spaceflight missions set to liftoff soon. It’s launch day for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) GOES-T, a satellite that will help scientists monitor Earth and space weather. At a glance Launch time: 3:38 p.m. CST (Watch on

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Educators get in free in March

Educators, get inspired this spring and immerse yourself in authentic learning. As part of Educator Appreciation Month in March at Space Center Houston, educators get in free. Teachers’ family and friends can save $5 off regular admission in advance by purchasing tickets online using discount code TEACH2. These special offers

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