Watch incredible space films among some of the space artifacts and stories they depict in our new Space on Screen series. See documentaries and classic space films in the center in our five-story-tall Space Center Theater, one of the largest 4K theaters in Texas. Now space and movie enthusiasts can experience their favorite classics like never before!
Tickets are $8 for the public and $5 for members. There is limited seating for these events, so get your tickets today.
Space on Screen films
May 24 – For All Mankind
Run time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
“There’s a total and complete silence in that beautiful view and the realization, of course, that you’re going 25,000 miles an hour.”
Experience the Apollo missions like the astronauts who flew aboard them with this visually compelling documentary. Hear stories and commentary straight from the Apollo astronauts themselves, woven amongst original Apollo film. In a labor of love, director Al Reinert went through more than six million feet of film to create this historic must-see motion picture that captures the raw emotions and experiences in the retelling of each moment. Relive history with this classic which chronicles the remarkable Apollo era in a way it has never before been done.
Join us Friday, May 24 for the next installment in our Space on Screen series, featuring the awe-inspiring documentary film, “For All Mankind.”
Special Apollo 11 anniversary edition
July 18 – Armstrong
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 space suits, as well as space photos and artwork. Dramatic, moving and deeply human, “Armstrong” offers the definitive life story of Neil Armstrong: from his childhood in Ohio to his first steps on the Moon and beyond, using home videos shot by the man himself and unseen footage from NASA. Price: Adult – $39.95, Child – $24.95.
TBD – The Martian
Run time: 2 hours, 31 minutes
“Help is only 140 million miles away.”
What would you do if you were stranded on a lifeless planet? When astronaut Mark Watney gets left behind by his crew on Mars after a fierce storm, he must find a way to survive on his own with the limited resources he has. Once NASA discovers that Watney is still alive, they work tirelessly with a team of international scientists to bring him home while his crew hatches a rescue mission of their own. Based on the bestselling novel by Andy Weir, “The Martian” is a witty, modern story of survival and a true testament to the phrase, “no man left behind.”
Join us for the next installment in our Space on Screen series, featuring the futuristic space drama, “The Martian.”