Apollo 50th

Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration guide

Review our Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration guide below to help plan the perfect experience. Parking Public offsite parking will be required on July 20. Recommended parking sites with shuttle service will be provided. Bag policy For your safety and the safety of others, all bags must be screened by

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Twins Study research reveals effects of space

Scott Kelly spent a year in space for science. What did NASA learn about his time there? The results of their groundbreaking Twins Study were recently revealed in an article in Science magazine. The research used Kelly and his twin brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, to study the effects of

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Save this May at Space Center Houston

A summer on Jupiter lasts three years. The heat in Houston only makes it feel like our summers last that long. Get a cool start to yours with a trip to Space Center Houston. Use online discount code SUMMER02 to save $5 off regular admission through May 31. Our summer

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Next Space on Screen shows how space is “For All Mankind”

Join us May 24 for the next installment in our Space on Screen series, featuring the documentary, “For All Mankind.” Tickets are $8 for the public and $5 for members. There is limited seating for these events, so get your tickets today. Buy Tickets “There’s a total and complete silence

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See Apollo 13 This Friday

“Failure is not an option, gentlemen.” Those words mark the spirit of one of NASA’s darkest moments and its most shining triumph. Ed Harris, playing legendary flight director Gene Kranz, told his team of engineers those words. The fact that Kranz never said them makes the scene no less dramatic.

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Watch 2001: A Space Odyssey on April 5

Join us April 5 for the next installment in our Space on Screen series, featuring the classic film, “2001: A Space Odyssey.” Tickets are $8 for the public and $5 for members. There is limited seating for these events, so get your tickets today. Buy Tickets “Open the pod bay

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Expedition 59 lifts off Thursday

On Thursday, the next set of astronauts will journey to the International Space Station. Expedition 59 aboard the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft at 2:14 p.m. CST from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a six-hour journey to the station. Watch this exciting launch at Space Center Houston, where we will air

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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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Discover Hidden Figures in our March Space on Screen movie

Join us Friday, March 22 for the next installment in our Space on Screen series, featuring the blockbuster, “Hidden Figures.” See the untold story of three African-American women working at NASA’s Langley Research Center in 1961. These women become the brains behind one of the greatest human achievements of all

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A Guide to Exploring Space Center Houston this Spring Break

We’re hoping to see plenty of space explorers this spring break. Want to make the most of your visit? Plan your mission accordingly. Here are some helpful tips so that you have the best experience possible while at Space Center Houston. 1) Before you arrive Get your tickets early! Our

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