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Planet Earth Celebration

Saturday, April 20, 2024
–Sunday, April 21, 2024
*Requires registration

Explore boundless possibilities for the future of our planet!

You’re invited to enjoy exclusive activities, activations and more at Space Center Houston’s annual Planet Earth Celebration on April 20 and 21. Explore how special our planet is and what we can do to sustain, conserve, and preserve its vital natural resources.

Special Presentation – Deep-Sea Science

Live Broadcast from the Gulf of Mexico
Sunday April 21st
Space Center Theater – 1:00pm

Experience science at sea in real time as experts work to restore deep-sea habitats that were impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Learn about the amazing corals, fish, and more that live deep in the Gulf of Mexico and how underwater robots and other technology help make this restoration possible hundreds to thousands of feet below the surface. During the 45-minute event, there will be opportunities to ask your questions to the experts. To learn more about these projects and think about questions to ask the team at sea while connecting with them in the theater, visit the Mesophotic and Deep Benthic Communities Restoration webpage:

Join these wonderful organizations for a day of learning about the earth through fun hands-on activities!

  • Galveston Bay Foundation
  • City of Houston Recycling
  • JSC Sustainability Committee
  • Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network
  • The People’s CO2 Carbon Capture Paint

TechnoCycle E-Recycling

Bring your retired electronics for proper disposal and recycling.

Do you have old computers, printers, tablets, phones, or other electronics that need to be recycled? TechnoCycle is coming to collect your retired electronics. They are certified e-waste specialists with over 25 years of IT experience in the electronic recycling industry. TechnoCycle will make sure your data is safely erased and that none of your electronics end up in a landfill or illegally exported.


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

Plan your visit

Upcoming Events

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2:15 pm
–2:55 pm
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Saturday, June 22, 2024
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–3:00 pm
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Saturday, July 6, 2024
–Sunday, July 7, 2024
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–Sunday, July 14, 2024
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–Wednesday, July 24, 2024
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