Celebrate the FIRST Robotics Championships with us

Are you planning on being in town for the FIRST Robotics Championships? Visit Space Center Houston and discover the cutting edge of robotic space exploration. Be a part of our FIRST Robotics celebrations April 16 and 20. Space Center Houston offers immersive learning experiences to all FIRST teams from Jr. to

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Space Center Houston presents awards to Science and Engineering Fair of Houston participants

At this year’s Science and Engineering Fair of Houston, Space Center Houston was proud to award twelve students with the first-ever Research and Innovation in Space Exploration (RISE) awards. These projects demonstrated exceptional work and potential in two different divisions. In the senior division, Kristyn Delgado’s project, The Use of

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Photo Gallery: Discover rockets, robotics and more in summer Explorer Camps

How do astronauts sleep in space? Why is Venus so hot? How will we get to Mars? Can we go farther? When inquisitive young minds explore Space Center Houston, their curiosity sparks a whole new world of questions. In our immersive Explorer Camps, we inspire students to seek the answers

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Teachers get in free during March’s Educator Appreciation Month

Teachers, want to extend your spring break? There’s still time to get into Space Center Houston for free during Educator Appreciation Month. Teachers’ family and friends can save $5 off regular admission in advance by purchasing tickets online using discount code TEACH01. These special offers are valid through March 31.

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Video: Educator conference keynote presentations

At our 25th annual Space Exploration Educators Conference Feb. 7-9, 2019 space and science experts shared their inspiring experiences and initiatives with attendees during three engaging keynote presentations. Day 1 keynote: Vanessa Wyche, deputy director of NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), discussed JSC’s latest work, the year of Education on

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Explorer Camps land this spring break

Spring break is a great time to put your child on the STEM pathway. Flip the switch of imagination in them. Ignite a passion for lifelong learning with a hand-on, engaging Explorer Camp. Held March 11-15, your child will engage in STEM activities, while exploring all that Space Center Houston

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Guest Post: Expert/educator program to launch at SEEC 2019

Each year, the Space Exploration Educators Conference brings together teachers from all around the globe to exchange instructional strategies, learn from inspiring keynote speakers, and take part in behind-the-scenes NASA tours. Last year a record breaking number of teachers participated in sessions covering a wide range of subjects including science,

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MindSumo Challenge winner announced

Space Center Houston would like to recognize the winner of our month-long MindSumo challenge, Matthew Gaiser. MindSumo is an online platform that allows college students the opportunity to test their skills by trying to solve problems facing companies all around the world. The challenge that Space Center Houston asked students

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SEEC expands its New Horizons, gets keynote speaker

Space Center Houston is proud to announce that New Horizons principle investigator Dr. Alan Stern will be one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Space Exploration Educators Conference Feb. 7-9, 2019. Stern’s New Horizons spacecraft was the first to study Pluto in depth and sent back some stunning images

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Spring Home School Day on the way!

This February, Space Center Houston will host its Spring Home School Day. Held Feb. 19, this incredible event provides the opportunity for home-schooled families to learn about space exploration and engage in an unforgettable day of education and inspiring activities. In addition to a Stars & STEM experience and a

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