Solving Space: Pioneer 10 Launch

Launched on March 2, 1972, Pioneer 10 was the first spacecraft to travel through the asteroid belt, and the first spacecraft to make direct observations and obtain close-up images of Jupiter. The mission was a spectacular success through its completion on January 23, 2003. Solve Space by unscrambling this image

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Solving Space: Perseverance Landed

  On Feb. 18, 2021, NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover landed on Mars. The innovative landing system worked perfectly. @NASAPersevere tweeted about its landing and landing system, “Teams of experts poured years of work into each one. My safe landing is what tells you they nailed it.” Soon after landing, it

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Solving Space: Perseverance Getting Close!

After nearly 300 million miles (470 million km), NASA’s Perseverance rover completes its journey to Mars on Feb. 18, 2021. But, to reach the surface of the Red Planet, it has to survive the harrowing final phase known as Entry, Descent, and Landing. Solve space by unscrambling an illustration of

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Monthly Quiz: Perseverance

This month’s quiz is all about Perseverance, NASA’s fifth Martian rover, which will land on the red planet later this week for the Mars 2020 mission. How much do you know about this mission? Take the quiz and find out!

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Solving Space: Perseverance Rover

On Feb. 18, NASA’s Perseverance rover will finally land on Mars! Solve Space by unscrambling this illustration of the rover on the red planet, learn more about the Perseverance’s mission, and come watch this event live at Space Center Houston and enjoy special events! Learn More About It Enjoy fast

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Solving Space – NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Launch

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission — humanity’s most sophisticated rover — launched with the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter at 7:50 a.m. EDT (4:50 a.m. PDT) Thursday on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. “With the

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Solving Space – Mercury Faith 7

Space Center Houston is proud to have on display in Starship Gallery Faith 7, the final Mercury spacecraft to go into orbit. It is one of five flown Mercury spacecraft on display. Learn More About the Launch and Mission Mercury 9, the final flight of Project Mercury, launched May 15,

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Solving Space: 15th Anniversary of New Horizons Launch for Pluto

On Jan. 19, 2006 New Horizons launched! It was the first mission to the Pluto System and the Kuiper Belt. Learn More About the Launch In this image: From among four lightning masts surrounding the launch pad, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft lifted off the launch pad aboard an Atlas V

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Monthly Quiz: Independence Plaza

In 2016, Independence Plaza presented by Boeing opened to the public! In celebration of Independence Plaza’s fifth anniversary, take our monthly quiz to test out your knowledge of this landmark exhibit!

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Commercial Crew Trivia: Week 4

This month’s trivia questions are all about Commercial Crew missions, from Boeing’s Starliner to SpaceX’s Crew Dragon. What are you waiting for? Test your knowledge below!

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