Photo Gallery: Discover rockets, robotics and more in summer Explorer Camps

How do astronauts sleep in space? Why is Venus so hot? How will we get to Mars? Can we go farther? When inquisitive young minds explore Space Center Houston, their curiosity sparks a whole new world of questions. In our immersive Explorer Camps, we inspire students to seek the answers

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Expedition 59 lifts off Thursday

On Thursday, the next set of astronauts will journey to the International Space Station. Expedition 59 aboard the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft at 2:14 p.m. CST from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a six-hour journey to the station. Watch this exciting launch at Space Center Houston, where we will air

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A Guide to Exploring Space Center Houston this Spring Break

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

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Follow Our CEO As He Shares Space

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Space Center Houston from our president and CEO William T. Harris. Harris is sharing his museum experiences and initiatives with followers on his new Instagram page.               View this post on Instagram              

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Black Friday deals at Space Center Houston

Want to give the gift of space this holiday season? Space Center Houston brings two different discounts starting Black Friday through Cyber Monday. Save on gift memberships Share a space exploration experience with your friends and family when you give a Space Center Houston membership. From Nov. 23-26, save 20

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ISS Expedition 56 to return to Earth Oct. 4

Did you know humans have been living in space for almost 18 consecutive years aboard the International Space Station (ISS)? Members of the most recent ISS crew, expedition 56, are scheduled to return to Earth Oct. 4. The expectation 56 crew includes NASA astronauts A.J. (Drew) Feustel (commander), Ricky Arnold

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Register now for new Explorer Camps

Put your child on a STEM pathway by registering for our Explorer Camps! We have three new opportunities before the end of the year to explore. Campers are inspired by hands-on learning activities ranging from robotics to planetary science. Our engaging lessons and challenges are designed to improve campers’ STEM

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Meet Morpheus, our newest addition!

Have you heard? There’s a new and exciting test article on display at the center! Suspended in space, just above our Mission Mars exhibit, is the Morpheus prototype planetary lander, used for testing vertical takeoff and landing for future deep space missions. This autonomous robotic lander has actually been used

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CBS’s Young Sheldon cast tour Space Center Houston

Members of the cast of CBS’s hit show Young Sheldon toured Space Center Houston yesterday! It was such a pleasure to have Iain Armitage (Sheldon), Raegan Revord (Missy) and Montana Jordan (Georgie) exploring space with us. Check out some of their experiences in the photo gallery below.

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Apollo 50th: Space Spinoffs Infographic

Space exploration benefits humanity. It’s a simple concept, but in a future where a person has been continually living in space since 2002, it can be lost. Space exploration gave us Velcro, glaucoma surgery and so much in between. For instance, the Apollo program provided more than just the achievement

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