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Member Events

Make This Summer a Blast with Membership!

Take advantage of 10% off your new membership with code 24AMERICA when you sign up during our Memorial Day celebration!

Explore our historical artifacts that celebrate America’s history, learn about the extraordinary heroism of NASA astronauts through interactive exhibits, and visit historical sites at NASA Johnson Space Center with special member discounts and express lines. When you sign up for a Space Center Houston membership, you get 1 full year of fun and free admission. This deal won’t last long, get your membership today!

*This offer is intended for new memberships purchased online and does not apply to Patron level. Discounts and offers are not retroactive.

Monthly Member Mornings

Space Center Houston opens early for members at 8 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month. During these special hours, members get to explore the center before we open to the public.

  • May 11
  • June 8
  • July 13
  • August 10

*Dates, perks and features subject to change.

Early Admission*​

Explore Space Center Houston before it opens to the public. Members receive access 30 minutes early to the center on the following days:

  • Memorial Day Weekend | May 25-27

*Early admission does not include free access to VR and Simulator experiences. VR and Simulator experiences are available on Monthly Member Mornings (second Saturday of each month).

Historic Mission Control

Historic Mission Control Tram Tours

Access Member Timed Tickets for Historic Mission Control Tram Tours here.

Historic Mission Control Tram Tours require tickets available for purchase to all guests. Members receive a 50% discount!

We encourage members to purchase or reserve NASA Tram Tour tickets ahead of your visit to ensure availability.

*Abuse of the timed ticketing system includes and is not limited to commercial use and the sale of tours. As noted in the terms and conditions of membership, evidence that the benefits and privileges of membership are being abused, in particular online timed ticketing, is grounds for revocation of the membership and all associated benefits without refund. Space Center Houston is testing this new method of ‘member priority boarding.’ Priority boarding benefits all members so long as the system is used only as intended.

*Unless otherwise noted, all benefits are limited to the number of admissions of your membership level.

Join Us!

Enjoy the many benefits of our newly updated Space Center Houston membership such as free admission, exhibit opening celebrations, special events and discounts in the gift shop, diner and camps. You also will be supporting an important mission.

Gift Certificates Available Today!​

Looking for a unique birthday gift, back-to-school surprise, or early holiday present for your family and friends? Give the gift of experiences that inspire with a Space Center Houston membership. Don’t wait! Get your Space Center Houston gift certificate package today!

Member Services

+1 281-244-2105
[email protected]
1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058, USA

Member Exclusive Events

Moon 2 Mars Festival​

March 13-16, 2024

The third annual Moon 2 Mars Festival came to life over spring break as we celebrate NASA’s Artemis program and the innovations that will help us establish a sustainable human presence on the Moon. Members discovered how people and science are driving the future of space exploration and experienced out-of-this-world space tech demos, live music and cosmic photo opportunities.

Not able to make it this year? No worries! Moon 2 Mars will return in 2025!


Space News & Brews

May 23 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | No Label Brewing Company | Get Tickets

Embark on a cosmic journey during this exciting member and community event, Space News and Brews. Immerse yourself in an ask-me-anything discussion with space experts-and craft brew experts-about important space science and exploration news that may have passed you by, plus what’s coming up that you don’t want to miss. We invite you to join us for an evening that transcends the ordinary.

Grab a pint, pull up a chair, and elevate your membership experience. Join Space City’s newest space-enthusiast experience with the perfect blend of space knowledge craft brews and current events.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this stellar series and meet some cool people. Maybe even an astronaut. Space News and Brews – where curiosity meets cosmic indulgence. See  you there!

Astronaut Days Member Wrap Party

Aug. 4

Join us this August as we bring space exploration to life during Astronaut Days! This celestial weekend offers members a unique chance to make history by meeting NASA Astronauts, engaging in insightful Q&A sessions, and delving into the captivating realm of Astronaut Mission Memories.

Cap off this remarkable weekend of cosmic immersion with the Astronaut Days Member Wrap Party! This weekend finale, reserved for members only, promises unparalleled opportunities for intimate encounters with astronauts, complimentary treats, engaging games, exciting activities, and thrilling raffles. This awe-inspiring celebration serves as the perfect wrap as the conclusion of summer break nears!

President's Luncheon

Contributor and Patron level members will be sent a personal invitation to hear from President and CEO William T. Harris as he shares the impact of recent philanthropy and exciting plans for Space Center Houston’s future.

Want to receive the insider scoop on the future of Space Center Houston? Upgrade your membership to a Contributor or Patron level member today by emailing [email protected] or calling us at 281-244-2105.

Galaxy Lights

November 2024

Members will have the opportunity to enjoy festive fun inside and out, prior to the public opening of Galaxy Lights. Admire the enchanting light displays, indulge on delectable sweets and treats, and bring your family and friends to help ring in the holiday season.


Discovery Briefings

Discovery Briefings are exclusive opportunities for Discovery Circle members to get behind the scenes and dive deep with curators, space historians, current NASA scientists, and others investigating deep space exploration. Members ask intriguing questions throughout the presentations, but the one-to-one and small group conversations members typically enjoy with the presenters at the conclusion have become a hallmark of the series. Find out how you can upgrade your current membership level to take advantage of this truly unique benefit by calling +1 281-244-2105.

Past Discovery Briefings

  • Discovery Briefing: SLS
  • Discovery Briefing: Gemini V and Mercury 9
  • Discovery Briefing: Moon Rocks
  • Discovery Briefing: NBL
  • Making Space for Women: A Discovery Briefing Event
  • Discovery Briefing: Apollo 17
  • Discovery Briefing: ROCKETS!
  • Discovery Briefing: Exploration Research at Space Center Houston
  • Discovery Briefing: Unlocking the Truth: The Authentication of the JFK Lectern


Discovery Briefing: OSIRIS- REx

May 10 | 6:30-8:30

OSIRIS-REx: The Origins of the Universe

Discovery Circle members are invited to this extraordinary journey behind how NASA meticulously collected the ancient asteroid sample on display at Space Center Houston, one of only three locations in the world where an OSIRIS-REx mission sample is available for the public to experience. 

We invite you to a one-of-a-kind experience of the expedition during this members-only event that lets you step into a tale of human ingenuity and the relentless pursuit of knowledge. Join us to delve into the adventure with Eileen Stansbery, Division Chief of the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division at the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), as she shares insights and stories told by OSIRIS-REx experts behind the scenes.

Discovery Circle members can reserve their seats today by contacting us at 281-244-2105 or by email at [email protected]

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Moon 2 Mars Festival is back!

Tickets on sale now | March 13 - 16

The All-American Rejects are throwing Space Center Houston’s Moon 2 Mars Festival into hyperdrive. Amp up your Space City Spring Break with us!

Access to this all-ages festival is included in general admission.