VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – How the Space Station shapes research, exploration and international cooperation

Explore the International Space Station with industry experts Kirk Shireman, Mark Mulqueen, TJ Creamer, and Tamara Cougar in the this Jan. 9 installment of our ongoing Thought Leader Series, presented by University of Texas Medical Branch Learn more about Thought Leader Series

Continue reading

Visit the Budweiser Clydesdales at Galaxy Lights Dec. 13

Silver Eagle Distributors Houston, the local Anheuser-Busch distributor, is proud to announce that the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales are back in town for the holidays. They will be visiting Space Center Houston’s Galaxy Lights presented by Reliant on Friday, Dec. 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend

Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving!

So that our crew members can spend valuable time with friends and family, we will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 28, and we will reopen Friday, Nov. 29 at 9 a.m. We wish everyone a happy holiday! In the meantime, check out the video below demonstrating what Thanksgiving is

Continue reading

High school students present prototypes to NASA experts for engineering challenge

The organization “High schools United with NASA to Create Hardware” (HUNCH) conducted the preliminary design review of a NASA Hunch Design & Prototyping challenge at Space Center Houston Nov. 13. What is the challenge? Area high school students have spent the school year researching and engineering prototypes that could help

Continue reading

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