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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Fan Friday – January

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. View this post on Instagram Short dresses are just a distant memory as

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VIDEO: NASA Tram Tour

Space Center Houston is your gateway to explore NASA Johnson Space Center. Get a look at the historic, iconic and unforgettable locations you will discover on the NASA Tram Tour in the video below. Chance Stanford, Space Center Houston guest experience director, shares information about the places you will see

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Photo Gallery: Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant

There’s still time to explore the most technologically advanced light display in Texas! Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant, is open through Jan. 5. Explore interactive and programmable light displays for all ages. Experience a tram ride through light holiday displays to Rocket Park. Discover large-scale light installations. Don’t miss your

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NASA now testing AstroRad vest on station

The newest version of the AstroRad vest is currently being studied aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The findings could help inform NASA’s plans for future missions to the Moon and Mars. What is the vest? To survive deep space exploration, astronauts will have to weather radiation that is orders

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A look through Robonaut’s eyes

Did you know that NASA’s robot astronaut uses two cameras that measure light in order to see its surroundings? NASA engineers built a humanoid robot called Valkyrie or Robonaut 5 (R5) to assist in a crewed mission to the Moon or Mars. R5 could assemble equipment before astronauts arrive, and

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Guest post: Shining a light on our fall exhibit

Get a look at our new fall exhibit Playing with Light from Space Center Houston exhibit specialist Carmina Mortillaro. Playing with Light, designed and developed by Scitech and produced by Imagine Exhibitions, explores the vital role light plays in our lives through interactive experiments, activities, and light displays. Is this

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