Space Center Houston is now proud to offer you and your family an extraordinary opportunity to spend time with a NASA astronaut.

This casual event gives you the opportunity to hear first-hand stories from a NASA astronaut while enjoying a delicious lunch prepared by our in-house catering staff.

As a special memento of your visit, you will receive a personalized photograph from our guest astronaut. Ticket price also includes admission to Space Center Houston where you can experience over 400 things to see and do, including a behind the scenes look at NASA on the NASA Tram Tour.

Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis and must be purchased in advance. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult. Lunch with an Astronaut occurs Fridays and Saturdays at noon. Check the schedule below for availability.

TicketPrice
Adult$69.95*
Child$35.95*
*Includes admission to Space Center Houston

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Important tips

  • Come early or stay late for a special public presentation by our guest astronaut. Presentations take place at 11 a.m. and 1:20 p.m.
  • Be sure to bring a camera to capture the memory.
  • Food allergies or special dietary requirements? Let us know in the “order notes” box at check out.

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Cancellations must be made two weeks prior to the date of visit to be refunded. Tickets purchased under two weeks will be non refundable. Date changes or reschedules must also be done two weeks prior.




Lunch with an Astronaut schedule

Jan. 5 - Ken Cameron
Jan. 11 - Jerry Ross
Jan. 12 - Jerry Ross
Jan. 18 - Mark Polansky
Jan. 19 - Clay Anderson
Jan. 25 - Tom Jones
Jan. 26 - Tom Jones
Feb. 1 - Mark Polansky
Feb. 2 - Bill McArthur
Feb. 8 - Jerry Ross
Feb. 15 - Bill McArthur
Feb. 16 - Bill McArthur
Feb. 19 - Brian Duffy
Feb. 22 - Mike Foreman
Feb. 23 - Jerry Ross
March 1 - Bill McArthur
March 2 - Mark Polansky
March 8 - Ken Cameron
March 9 - Ken Cameron
March 11 - Jerry Ross
March 12 - Jerry Ross
March 13 - Brian Duffy
March 14 - Brian Duffy
March 15 - Anna Fisher
March 16 - Bill McArthur
March 22 - Mark Polansky
March 23 - Anna Fisher
March 29 - Jerry Ross
March 30 - Jerry Ross
April 5 - Mark Polansky
April 6 - Mark Polansky
April 12 - Jerry Ross
April 13 - Jerry Ross
April 19 - Bill McArthur
April 20 - Anna Fisher
April 26 - John-David Bartoe
April 27 - John-David Bartoe
June 1 - Brian Duffy
June 7 - Mark Polansky
June 8 - Mark Polansky
June 14 - Clay Anderson
June 15 - Clay Anderson
June 21 - Leroy Chiao
June 22 - Bill McArthur
June 28 - Mike Foreman
June 29 - Ken Cameron
July 5 - Brian Duffy
July 6 - Jerry Ross
July 12 - Clay Anderson
July 13 - Ken Cameron
July 19 - Brian Duffy
July 20 - Brian Duffy
July 26 - Mike Foreman
July 27 - Rick Hieb
Aug. 2 - Clay Anderson
Aug. 3 - Jerry Ross
Aug. 9 - Ken Cameron
Aug. 10 - Ken Cameron
Aug. 16 - Mark Polansky
Aug. 17 - Mark Polansky
Aug. 23 - Tom Jones
Aug. 24 - Tom Jones
Aug. 30 - Mike Foreman
Aug. 31 - Brian Duffy
Sept. 6 - Leroy Chiao
Sept. 7 - Jerry Ross
Sept. 13 - Mark Polansky
Sept. 14 - Ken Cameron
Sept. 20 - Leroy Chiao
Sept. 21 - Jerry Ross
Sept. 27 - Brian Duffy
Sept. 28 - Brian Duffy
Oct. 4 - Leroy Chiao
Oct. 5 - TBA
Oct. 11 - Leroy Chiao
Oct. 12 - Bill McArthur
Oct. 18 - Leroy Chiao
Oct. 19 - TBA
Oct. 25 - Mike Foreman
Oct. 26 - Brian Duffy
Nov. 1 - Leroy Chiao
Nov. 2 - Ken Cameron
Nov. 8 - John-David Bartoe
Nov. 9 - John-David Bartoe
Nov. 15 - John-David Bartoe
Nov. 16 - John-David Bartoe
Nov. 22 - Mike Foreman
Nov. 23 - Rick Hieb
Nov. 25 - Brian Duffy
Nov. 26 - Clay Anderson
Nov. 27 - Brian Duffy
Nov. 29 - Brian Duffy
Nov. 30 - Brian Duffy
Dec. 6 - Mark Polansky
Dec. 7 - Mark Polansky
Dec. 13 - Clay Anderson
Dec. 14 - Brian Duffy
Dec. 20 - Leroy Chiao
Dec. 21 - Ken Cameron
Dec. 26 - Brian Duffy
Dec. 27 - Brian Duffy
Dec. 28 - Brian Duffy

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