Mission Exploration: Science Officer

It takes a significant number of people working in a diverse variety of roles to build the next chapter of American space exploration. In our Mission Exploration experience, you can explore the center and complete mission checklists through the eyes of four different NASA roles. Today we are featuring the

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Photo Gallery – Mission: Control the Spread exhibit

In our new exhibit Mission: Control the Spread, you can see some of the amazing devices NASA is innovating to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Explore the photo gallery below to get a quick look at this new exhibit now on display.

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VIDEO: History Up Close – Kennedy Podium

Get closer than ever before with some of our science and space exploration learning center’s artifacts and exhibits in our new video series, “History Up Close.” Today, we are exploring a special artifact we have in honor of the famous speech President John F. Kennedy made that marked a pivotal

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JUDY RESNIK’S T-38 FLIGHT SUIT

History Up Close – Resnik Flight Suit

“Astronauts don’t have to be either very feminine or very masculine women or very superhuman males, or any color or anything,” Judy Resnik said in 1979 while training for the astronaut corps. “It’s about people in space.” On June 28, 1978, Resnik was selected as part of the first female

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10 Space Center Houston photos for your video call background

Bring a little space to your next video call by using these iconic photos of Space Center Houston exhibits and artifacts as your background! (Click each photo to open a high resolution version.) 1. SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket 2. Cockpit of the historic shuttle aircraft carrier NASA 905 3. Apollo

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Exploring the future of wearable technology

We added some new and exciting supplementary exhibits to our spring exhibit Bionic Me. Since the center is temporarily closed, we are bringing them to you virtually! Our exhibits team curated some amazing inventions that demonstrate how robotic technology and innovations in wearable electronics could help NASA astronauts. [RE]Connect Dress

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VIDEO: The Falcon has landed – Ribbon cutting ceremony

Set outside Space Center Houston, the all-new exhibit provides an intimate look at a reusable rocket used to further space exploration and America’s commercial space industry. Thanks to a generous contribution from SpaceX, Falcon 9 is the newest addition to the nonprofit’s growing collection of flown space vehicles and historic

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SpaceX exhibit opening March 12

Walk underneath a massive Falcon 9 rocket at Space Center Houston this spring break! Beginning at 11 a.m. March 12,  get a close look at this exciting new feat of engineering. Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday morning, guests are invited to explore the SpaceX rocket exhibit. The Falcon 9 is displayed

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VIDEO: SpaceX unveiling getting close

We are getting close to unveiling our new SpaceX experience! Stay tuned for updates on this ground-breaking experience. Photo Gallery

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Photo Gallery: New spring exhibit Bionic Me

Control a computer using the power of your mind, race against a Paralympian, and see how a bionic eye works in our all-new spring exhibit, Bionic Me. Climb into an exoskeleton to see what you can do with enhanced strength, fly a virtual jetpack, and use a sensor to control

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