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

As NASA begins to narrow the field of candidates for the newest astronaut class, we explored the astronaut selection and training process in Space Center Houston’s May Thought Leader Series, presented by UTMB. Hear about the process from Kjell Lindgren, NASA astronaut; Anne Roemer, NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) astronaut

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Members! Enjoy your own lounge during Spring Break

To show our members how much we appreciate them this spring break, we are providing a member’s lounge. This will give you an exclusive place to relax and recharge away from the crowds while enjoying snacks and water. The dates and location of the member lounge will be: March 7

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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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Family Campout

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

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