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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Register for SEEC 2019

Space Center Houston invites educators to register for Space Exploration Educators Conference Feb. 7-9, 2019. Designed for formal and informal educators in kindergarten through twelfth grade, SEEC celebrates 25 years of bringing together teachers from all around the globe to exchange instructional strategies to integrate space and STEM (science, technology,

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Student at Explorer Camp

Register now for new Explorer Camps

Put your child on a STEM pathway by registering for our Explorer Camps! We have three new opportunities before the end of the year to explore. Campers are inspired by hands-on learning activities ranging from robotics to planetary science. Our engaging lessons and challenges are designed to improve campers’ STEM

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Family Campouts return in 2019

Have you ever wanted to learn more about space? Do you enjoy camping out under the stars? Did you know that Family Campouts at Space Center Houston let you do both?! Bring the family (as long as they’re over the age of 5) and spend a night at the center

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First ever military family campout set for October

Did you know that out of 375 astronauts, 216 of those have served their country through military service? Active military, veterans and gold star families can spend a night at Space Center Houston exploring space, science, technology and engineering through special activities and an astronaut presentation at our first Military

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Space Center U launches Atmospheric Research program

Ever wonder what it’s like at the edge of space? How cold does it get? How much air pressure is at 100,000 feet? The upper layers of our atmosphere are generally unexplored. In the Space Center U Atmospheric Research program, participants join a high-altitude ballooning mission where they take on

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SEEC Call for Proposals

Space Center Houston invites educators to submit a proposal by Sept. 6, 2018 to present at SEEC Feb. 7-9, 2019. SEEC 2019 is inviting presentations which are innovative, content driven, tied to space exploration and include a hands-on component. In response to requests from last year, we also encourage sessions

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