See if you have The Right Stuff at the next Space on Screen

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

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This day in history: Johnson Space Center gets new name

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

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Embrace space this February and save!

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

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See The Last Man On The Moon This Friday

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

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SEEC expands its New Horizons, gets keynote speaker

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

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Spring Home School Day on the way!

This February, Space Center Houston will host its Spring Home School Day. Held Feb. 19, this incredible event provides the opportunity for home-schooled families to learn about space exploration and engage in an unforgettable day of education and inspiring activities. In addition to a Stars & STEM experience and a

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January Thought Leader Series – ISS, past and future

Article II, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution states that the President should “from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.” The reason we don’t have transcripts of Abraham Lincoln

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Happy Holidays from Space Center Houston

The holiday season is still going strong. We at Space Center Houston wanted to wish everyone a warm and safe holiday season, while reminding you of a few things going on at the center in the next week. Space Center Houston closed Christmas Day The science and space exploration learning

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Celebrate in Space City

Inspire your guests with a one-of-a-kind Space City venue. Host your next event among flown spacecraft, hands-on exhibits and engaging experiences detailing the future and historic feats of human space exploration at Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center. Conveniently located 30 minutes from downtown

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Space on Screen launches with documentary on Earthrise photo

Movies aren’t reality. Fantastic realities, like traveling in space, still have their own mundane times and banalities that are only remarkable because they are done outside the confines of Earth’s atmosphere. Seeing space on the silver screen, though, can be evocative, inspiring and emotional. There’s nothing like experiencing the tension

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