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Astronaut Days

Saturday, August 3, 2024
–Tuesday, August 6, 2024
*Included in general admission

Dive into the extraordinary world of space exploration with Astronaut Days at Space Center Houston! Discover why the Johnson Space Center is the heart of astronaut training and experience unparalleled access to real-life astronauts. This unique event offers guests the rare opportunity to learn firsthand about the incredible journey of living and working in space.

As the official visitor center of Johnson Space Center, Space Center Houston is your gateway to the stars, providing exclusive interactions with the very people who have ventured beyond our planet. Join us for an inspiring adventure where you can ask astronauts your burning questions, hear captivating stories of space missions, and gain a deeper understanding of the rigorous training and dedication it takes to explore the final frontier.

Breakfast with an Astronaut

Get a glimpse into the space program from an astronaut’s perspective while enjoying a delicious breakfast catered by Wolfgang Puck. After the presentation, join in a Q&A session with the veteran space explorer. *This event is an additional cost.
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Fact or Fiction Movie Trivia

Is it fact or is it fiction?! Test your space knowledge in a trivia game on the New Perspectives screen and watch recorded clips of astronauts breaking down the answers.

Puzzle Mural

Challenge yourself with our brain teasers and puzzle wall with your friends and family.


This celebration is included in general admission. Members receive free general admission. Not yet a Space Center Houston member? Become a member now to receive discounts on tickets to special events, free general admission and other exclusive benefits.

Upcoming Events

Girl Scouts Overnight | July 2024

Saturday, July 13, 2024
–Sunday, July 14, 2024
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Apollo 11 55th Anniversary

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
–Wednesday, July 24, 2024
*Included in general admission

Girl Scouts Overnight | August 2024

Saturday, August 10, 2024
–Sunday, August 11, 2024
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Sensory Friendly Event | August 2024

Friday, August 30, 2024
6:00 pm
–9:00 pm
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Girl Scouts Overnight | September 2024

Saturday, September 7, 2024
–Sunday, September 8, 2024
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Thursday, September 12, 2024
–Friday, September 13, 2024
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