Video: Virtual Astronaut Visit – Dr. Leroy Chiao

Hear first-hand space exploration stories from retired astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao in this May 29, 2020 Virtual Astronaut Visit. Chiao was selected as an astronaut in 1990 and is a veteran of four spaceflights. He logged a total of 229 days in space, including 36 hours of spacewalk time. He

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Demo-2 launch watch party guide

Be part of the NASA mission and watch history on May 30 as we launch astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Even though we can’t experience the launch together physically, we can still experience it together virtually. Celebrate this historic moment at home with a launch

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Astronaut Selection and Training Process

Though Space Center Houston is closed, we are still passionate about sharing science and space exploration with our community. That’s why we are hosting our May Thought Leader Series virtually. As NASA begins to narrow the field of candidates for the newest astronaut class, we explored the astronaut selection and

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Be part of the mission this spring at Space Center Houston

Find out what NASA is working on, from the Moon to Mars and inside Mission Control, this spring at Space Center Houston! Explore the cosmos and take part in more than 400 things to see and do including an all-new spring exhibit, a world premiere space screening, astronaut appearances and

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Fan Friday – February

Our center is an amazing place, and our guests find some of the most photogenic sides of it. In this Fan Friday blog series, we are going to explore Space Center Houston from your point of view. The 26th annual Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC) was held at the center

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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