VIDEO: 2019 – A Year In Review

As we close out the year of Apollo, it gives us time to reflect on what a wonderful time it’s been. This year, we’ve already welcomed more than 1.1 million visitors to date, marking our highest annual attendance since opening in 1992. We had our best-ever Spring Break, June, July

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VIDEO: Astronaut debrief Expeditions 58, 59 & 60

Did you know humans have been living and working in space for 19 consecutive years aboard the International Space Station (ISS)? Relive the journey of three recent space station expeditions with the astronauts and lead flight directors in this Dec. 10 astronaut debreif, only at Space Center Houston. ISS Expedition

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VIDEO: History Up Close – Lunar Samples Vault

In Space Center Houston’s Lunar Samples Vault, you can gaze at actual Moon rocks, kept in a pure nitrogen environment to preserve them. This is the largest display of Moon rocks on public display in the world. You can also touch a piece of the Moon. The lunar touchstone was

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Lessons from Apollo 12

The Apollo 11 mission made history. But it didn’t mark the end of NASA’s work. Less than five months after Neil Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface, NASA continued its mission, sending Apollo 12 to the Moon. It was a unique mission, filled with a lightning strike, precise landings and

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VIDEO: Space Robotics Challenge Phase 2 October webinar

You can be part of NASA’s mission to develop the next generation of robotics through the Space Robotics Challenge Phase 2. NASA seeks to engage with interested and dedicated computer programmers and roboticists who have a keen desire to automate exploration and resource collection on the moon and other worlds.

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VIDEO: First ever all-female spacewalk

On the first ever all-female spacewalk today, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir venture outside the International Space Station to replace faulty equipment on the station’s exterior. The astronauts will replace a faulty battery charge/discharge unit (BCDU) that failed to activate following the Oct. 11 installation of new lithium-ion

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VIDEO: Skylab 1-G Trainer 360

Did you know that the Skylab 1-G Trainer is so large that Space Center Houston was built around it? Step inside America’s first space station in a 360 video below and see where astronauts first trained for extended life in space. Created out of the final stage of a Saturn

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VIDEO: Happy 27th birthday Space Center Houston

Oct. 16, 1992 Space Center Houston opened its doors and committed to a mission of sharing science and space exploration with the world. Twenty seven years later, more than a million guests get to experience space up close, to learn about Mars and the Moon and to go inside the

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Astronauts from Around the World

Space is a truly international endeavor. In this Oct. 16 installment of our ongoing Thought Leader Series, presented by the University of Texas Medical Branch, four fliers discuss their lives in space and careers as space explorers as part of the Association of Space Explorer’s Planetary Congress. British cosmonaut Helen

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Commander John Watts Young had the longest astronaut career and is the only person to pilot four different classes of spacecraft.

VIDEO: John Young STS-1 Suit

Did you know that you can see a spacesuit from the inaugural mission of the Space Shuttle Program at Space Center Houston? In our Astronaut Gallery, you can get an up close look at John W. Young’s STS-1 suit that he wore on Space Shuttle Columbia April 12, 1981. Click

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