VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Designing for Human Performance

It takes time and intense collaboration to design and build a safe, efficient and productive spacecraft. Learn how human factors engineering relates to spacecraft and spacesuit design while celebrating Women’s History Month and the 20th anniversary of the International Space Station during this March 5, 2020 installment of our Thought

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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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VIDEO: First Army Enlistment Oath Administered from the International Space Station

We made history at Space Center Houston yesterday by hosting the first live Oath of Enlistment, or “swear-in,” ceremony administered from space. Army Colonel and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, currently on the International Space Station (ISS), swore in over 800 military recruits around the country including nearly 40 military recruits

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VIDEO: Gallaudet 11 – The Deaf Right Stuff

Before NASA could send humans to space, the agency needed to better understand the effects of prolonged weightlessness on the human body. In the late 1950s, NASA and the U.S. Naval School of Aviation Medicine established a joint research program to study these effects and recruited 11 deaf men aged

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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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