Space Exploration Events

Discover the wonders of science and space through our Exploration Events. Space Center Houston hosts special presentations, book signings and other experiences that inform and educate guests about science and space missions, history, initiatives and more. These events are included in general admission.

September Exploration Events


International Space Station above Earth
  • When: Sept. 18 @ 1 p.m.
  • Where: Mission Briefing Center
  • Who: Jim Geffre, Manager of the Orion Vehicle Integration Office responsible for integrated spacecraft design architecture, vehicle systems performance, systems engineering, and external program integration. Prior to joining the Orion Program in 2005, Geffre supported NASA Johnson Space Center’s Exploration Office performing conceptual design of future human Moon, Mars, and beyond architectures, and served as a member of NASA’s Exploration Systems Architecture Study in 2005. He has a degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and Masters in Space Science from the University of Houston.
  • Topic: NASA’s human launch abort and escape systems - from Mercury through Space Shuttle and what the Orion program is doing to keep future Astronaut crews safe launching on the Space Launch System

*Books available for purchase at SpaceTrader gift shop.

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