Try this at home Part 2: Cleaning water

Though the center is temporarily closed, we are still passionate about sharing science and space! In this series, get hands-on with some fun and educational activities to do at home with the kiddos. Cleaning water NOTE: The water you clean in this activity is not disinfected. Do not drink. Background

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What is a supernova?

Space is big! Science is cool! Let’s talk about it. Though the center is closed temporarily , we are still passionate about science and space. In this series, we’ll take a quick tour through a science or space topic and give you an overview with cool pictures. Today’s topic is

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Try this at home part 1: Grow your own space seeds

Though the center is temporarily closed, we are still passionate about sharing science and space! In this series, get hands-on with some fun and educational activities to do at home with the kiddos. Grow your own space seeds Objective Explore plant-growing experiments on board the International Space Station and create

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What is a nebula?

Space is big! Science is cool! So let’s talk about it. Though the center is currently closed, we are still passionate about science and space exploration. In this series, we’ll take a quick tour through a science or space topic and give you an overview with some cool pictures. Today’s

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Photo Gallery: HUNCH Critical Design Review

The organization “High schools United with NASA to Create Hardware” (HUNCH) conducted the critical design review of a NASA Hunch Design & Prototyping challenge at Space Center Houston Feb. 19. What is the challenge? Area high school students have spent the school year researching and engineering prototypes that could help

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Home School Day is Feb. 18

Do you have a homeschooler? Want to introduce them to the wonders of space exploration? Want to explore the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics that helped land Apollo 11 on the Moon? Visit Space Center Houston on Feb. 18 for our spring Home School Day. This special opportunity will allow

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Black History Month Trivia: Week 1

This month we are celebrating Black History Month by highlighting some of the space exploration achievements and milestones of African American astronauts and scientists. Test your knowledge below!

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Photo Gallery: SEEC 2020

Teachers from across the world are discovering the latest science, engineering, and educational resources at our Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC). Explore the photo gallery below to see some of the amazing sessions activities and speakers. Visit the SEEC2020 Flickr to see more photos from the conference.

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Register today for spring one-day Explorer Camps

Did you know Space Center Houston offers one-day Explorer Camps on select weekends and holidays? Surprise your future astronaut this spring with an unforgettable day exploring innovation, discovery and collaboration. Sign up today for a one-day Explorer Camp on President’s Day, Feb. 17, as well as Saturday, March 7 and

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Session selection now available for SEEC 2020

Sessions registration is now available for the 26th annual Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC) Feb. 6-8 at Space Center Houston! SEEC brings together teachers from all around the world to exchange instructional strategies, learn from inspiring speakers, and take part in behind-the-scenes NASA tours. This year SEEC offers over 100

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