Top 7 tips for planning a perfect Galaxy Lights adventure

Start a holiday tradition with our all-new experience Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant. For the first time, Space Center Houston is opening its doors the evenings of Nov. 16 – Jan. 5 to transform the center into a twinkling winter wonderland. Don’t miss our top tips to plan the perfect

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

Discount: Be cool this labor day

Save $5 off regular admission through Sept. 2 by purchasing tickets online using a discount code. Complete the form below to signup for our newsletter and receive your online discount code. Our 250,000-square-foot space museum is air conditioned, as is international landmark Independence Plaza, where you can walk inside the

Continue reading

Space on Screen: Armstrong

The next installment of our Space on Screen series features a dinner and a premiere July 18. This special edition of Space Center Houston’s monthly space-related film series, Space on Screen, will feature dinner and the brand new documentary, “Armstrong.” Come enjoy dinner in Astronaut Gallery, among astronaut flight and

Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Apollo-era flight controllers

Did you know that during the Apollo 11 mission, the average age of flight controllers was just 28? Imagine being responsible for landing a man on the Moon for the first time ever in your late twenties. What was it like? How did they prepare? What was the most challenging

Continue reading

Watch The Wonder of It All Friday

Join us May 24 for the next installment in our Space on Screen series, featuring the documentary, “The Wonder of It All.” Tickets are $8 for the public and $5 for members. There is limited seating for these events, so get your tickets today. Buy Tickets The Wonder of it

Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Children of Apollo

How did it feel to experience the magnitude of the space race from the inside? What is it like to be the child of an Apollo astronaut? Find out at our Children of Apollo event on July 18. Children of Apollo-era astronauts and flight controllers will share their memories and

Continue reading

Video: Scientists share groundbreaking Twins Study results

Space Center Houston hosted the panel of scientists behind NASA’s innovative Twins Study for their first public talk on June 3. In the video below, hear from the researchers on the results of the investigation and how this ground-breaking study advances our knowledge of the human body and the impacts

Continue reading

Apollo 11 50th Live Bands Announced: WALK THE MOON and Phillip Phillips

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon with a blockbuster concert July 20. See award-winning artists WALK THE MOON and Phillip Phillips live as part of Apollo 11 50th Live, presented by JSC Federal Credit Union. Buy Tickets WALK THE MOON Hailing from Cincinnati, OH,

Continue reading

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

Continue reading