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
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
Water. Energy. Organics. Is there life on other planets? Those three things could help NASA answer that question. NASA chief scientist Dr. James Green will discuss NASA’s search for life beyond Earth in space and time at the next installment of our Thought Leader Series at 7 p.m. March 20.
What’s it like on the International Space Station? Wha does the crew do during their months orbiting the Earth in microgravity? On Feb. 20, Space Center Houston hosted a special presentation featuring the astronauts from Expeditions 56 and 57 to the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Drew Feustel, Ricky Arnold
Space Center Houston will host a special presentation featuring the astronauts from Expeditions 56 and 57 to the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Drew Feustel, Ricky Arnold and Serena Aunon-Chancellor will be joined by Roscosmos astronauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev and ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst. Held at 6:30 p.m.
In 1979, Tom Wolfe published a classic book detailing the lives of test pilots who powered the space program. In 1983, The Right Stuff was made for the silver screen. See this space classic as part of our Space on Screen series Feb. 22. Tickets are $8 for the general
It helps to have friends in high places. As the nascent space program under NASA was coalescing, its leader was Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. A native Texan, Johnson took a special interest in the space race and positioned his home state as a beneficiary. Johnson served as chair of
Embrace space in 2019. Save $5 off regular admission by using online discount code HEART01 through Feb. 17. As we approach our celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s Moon landing, space exploration continues to expand into new horizons. NASA is exploring the Kuiper Belt, the Sun and the
There’s still time to see January’s Space on Screen. “The Last Man on the Moon” provides a unique, raw look into one man’s part in “mankind’s greatest adventure,” a story full of love, loss, and fulfillment. The special screening is this Friday in our five-story-tall Space Center Theater. Guests speakers
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