Upcoming events: Family Campout, Explorer Camps, Home School Day and more

We are ringing in the fall with a host of exciting experiences in October and November! Family Campout | Oct. 26 Sleep under the wing of a historic shuttle carrier aircraft in our Family Campout Oct. 26! You and your family will navigate your own space exploration journey while engaging

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VIDEO: Rad Rhonda retiring

If you’ve visited Space Center Houston in the last 15 years, you’ve probably seen Rad Rhonda and her tie-dye lab coat. She has been a staple at Space Center Houston, introducing thousands of guests to the wonders of science through the Stellar Science Show. After an inspiring run, Rad Rhonda

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Enhance your field trip with STEM experiences

If you’re looking for a more immersive field trip experience for your class or group, don’t miss our field trip enhancements! Schools and organizations can upgrade their visit to Space Center Houston by adding exclusive tours and activities. Tour astronaut training facilities, design rockets, operate rovers, discover the Martian landscape

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Register now for fall Explorer Camps

Did you know that computer science is the fastest growing segment of all STEM fields? In Space Center Houston Explorer Camps, children ages 4-11 spend the day at Space Center Houston discovering computer science, rocket science, robotics, engineering, and more! Our Explorer Camps are both challenging and enriching. The curriculum

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Space Robotics Challenge: Build it. Code it. Win it.

NASA envisions a future where humans and robots are working and living together on other worlds. You can be part of that mission by helping to develop software that will allow a virtual team of robotic systems to operate autonomously on extraterrestrial surfaces. How can I be part of the

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Sphero Robotics Mission winners announced

Sphero Robotics Mission finalists gathered Aug. 9-11 at Space Center Houston to put their robotics and engineering skills to the test! The Sphero Robotics Mission invited students from across the U.S. to participate in a virtual Apollo 11 Moon Landing challenge, using their coding skills, teamwork and creativity. Congratulations to

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August’s Here. Plan Your Next Overnight Experience

The dog days of summer have come and gone. With school around the corner and extracurricular activities lumbering into gear, think about Space Center Houston’s Overnight Experiences. We have campouts under the wings of our 747, camp-ins for scouts of all ages and so much more. Scout Camp-Ins Bring your

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Mission Control themed Space Center U program launching 2020

Have you ever dreamed of working in mission control? Do you wonder what it’s like to sit at the flight director console during a mission? Guests ages 15+ can find out what it’s like to work in mission control in our new Space Center U program launching next year. Participants

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Spend Memorial Day at our Military Family Campout

Did you know that 216 out of 375 astronauts have served their country through military service? This Memorial Day weekend active military, veterans and Gold Star families can camp next to artifacts that have furthered human space exploration and join in hands-on, team-building activities in our Military Family Campout. Hear

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Photo Gallery: Train like an astronaut this summer in Space Center University

Find out what it takes to travel to and live on another planet in our Space Center University this summer. We have immersive programs for ages 11+ as well a program specifically designed for educators. The Space Center U experience includes activities like: Programming rovers and completing robotic challenges with

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