New mural highlights space exploration

During your next visit, don’t miss our new mural in Zero-G Diner highlighting the past, present and future of space exploration. The mural, titled Journey to New Horizons, celebrates the spirit of American spaceflight and the visionary engineers, scientists, and astronauts who pioneered a new frontier beyond Earth. This visual

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Discount: Be cool this labor day

Save $5 off regular admission through Sept. 2 by purchasing tickets online using a discount code. Complete the form below to signup for our newsletter and receive your online discount code. Our 250,000-square-foot space museum is air conditioned, as is international landmark Independence Plaza, where you can walk inside the

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Mission Control themed Space Center U program launching 2020

Have you ever dreamed of working in mission control? Do you wonder what it’s like to sit at the flight director console during a mission? Guests ages 15+ can find out what it’s like to work in mission control in our new Space Center U program launching next year. Participants

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Remembering Legendary Flight Director Chris Kraft

Christopher C. Kraft Jr. put Mission Control on the map and got his name put on it for his efforts. Kraft died Monday, two days after the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. He was 95. An integral part of the NASA’s origins, Kraft helped shape the function

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Apollo-era fashion flashback

The historic Apollo 11 crew returned to Earth and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean July 24, 1969. Celebrate this historic moment and party like it's 1969 at our Splashdown party 6-10 p.m. July 24. Dance the night away in your favorite Apollo-era attire! This 60s-themed evening bash will feature

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Restored Apollo Mission Control Center

Video: Apollo Mission Control Center now touring

After two years, we are ready to show off the newly restored Apollo Mission Control Center! Two years in the making, this monumental project has returned this national historic landmark to how it looked in 1969. This room has been restored to look as it originally did during the Apollo

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Space on Screen: Armstrong

The next installment of our Space on Screen series features a dinner and a premiere July 18. This special edition of Space Center Houston’s monthly space-related film series, Space on Screen, will feature dinner and the brand new documentary, “Armstrong.” Come enjoy dinner in Astronaut Gallery, among astronaut flight and

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Watch The Wonder of It All Friday

Join us May 24 for the next installment in our Space on Screen series, featuring the documentary, “The Wonder of It All.” Tickets are $8 for the public and $5 for members. There is limited seating for these events, so get your tickets today. Buy Tickets The Wonder of it

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Top 5 selfie spots at Space Center Houston

We’ve compiled a list of our favorite selfie locations at Space Center Houston. Don’t forget to tag Space Center Houston when you share your space selfie! Find us on social media:       1. Rocket Park Rocket Park is one of our favorite selfie locations. It is home to the Saturn

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10 fast facts about astronaut Leroy Chiao

To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, we are highlighting Leroy Chiao who is a Chinese American NASA Astronaut. Check out these ten fascinating facts about Chiao: “I was eight years old when I saw the Apollo Moon landing in 1969. I was riveted. We watched it all

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