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Space Center Houston Closure Through April 12

Space Center Houston Closure Through April 12

HOUSTON, March 20, 2020 – In response to the latest city, state and federal guidelines, we have decided to extend Space Center Houston’s closure to the general public through Sunday, April 12. The health and safety of our guests, employees, volunteers and local community is our utmost priority.
Space Center Houston Closes March 15-27

Space Center Houston Closes March 15-27

HOUSTON, March 14, 2020 – In response to the latest guidelines and information from city, state, and federal officials, Space Center Houston will close to the general public effective today, Saturday, March 14, at 6:00 p.m., and will remain closed through Friday, March 27.
A New SpaceX Rocket Exhibit Coming Soon to Space Center Houston

A New SpaceX Rocket Exhibit Coming Soon to Space Center Houston

HOUSTON, March 4, 2020 – A flown SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exhibit is coming soon to Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center for NASA Johnson Space Center. The Falcon 9 first stage booster is planned to open to the world this spring.
Space Center Houston Names New Chief Operating Officer

Space Center Houston Names New Chief Operating Officer

HOUSTON, March 5, 2020 – Space Center Houston welcomes Mary Baerg as its new chief operating officer, joining the nonprofit science and space exploration learning center’s senior leadership team. Baerg is responsible for the center operations, including exhibits, finance, education, facilities, safety and security and guest operations. Baerg has more than 25 years of combined experience in the museum, communications field and the space industry. She specializes in guest and team engagement and program strategy.
Space Center Houston Hosts First U.S. Army Enlistment Oath from Space

Space Center Houston Hosts First U.S. Army Enlistment Oath from Space

HOUSTON, Feb. 18, 2020–The U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) in collaboration with the nonprofit Space Center Houston, will host the first, live oath of enlistment, or “swear-in,” ceremony administered by a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) at 11:50 a.m. on Feb. 26 at Space Center Houston. This historic event will mark a transformative time in the lives of these future soldiers.
Media Invited to First Army Enlistment Oath Administered from the International Space Station

Media Invited to First Army Enlistment Oath Administered from the International Space Station

Media are invited to the first, live Oath of Enlistment, or “swear-in,” ceremony administered by U.S. Army Colonel and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, currently on the International Space Station (ISS), at Space Center Houston. The U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) has collaborated with the nonprofit Space Center Houston for this historic event marking a transformative time in the lives of these future soldiers.
Join Space Center Houston This Spring Break

Join Space Center Houston This Spring Break

HOUSTON, Feb. 17, 2020 – Space Center Houston’s spring break, presented by the city of Webster, will immerse visitors in what NASA is doing now from the Moon to Mars and inside Mission Control. The nonprofit’s spring break, March 7-22, provides visitors access to be a part of the NASA Mission.
Space Center Houston’s Spring Luncheon Kickoff  Celebrates Empowering Girls

Space Center Houston’s Spring Luncheon Kickoff Celebrates Empowering Girls

HOUSTON, Feb. 13, 2020 – Houston community and space industry leaders gathered last night to celebrate the kickoff of Space Center Houston’s spring luncheon, Artemis: Return to the Moon, Girls Leading the Way. Led by chairs Gracie and Bob Cavnar, the luncheon kickoff party, hosted by Susan and Fayez Sarofim, convened leaders ready for their next mission to raise funds in support of empowering young girls to be the next generation of explorers.
Educators and Experts Collaborate at Space Center Houston’s 26th Space Exploration Educators Conference

Educators and Experts Collaborate at Space Center Houston’s 26th Space Exploration Educators Conference

HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2020 – Space Center Houston’s 26th Annual Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC) Feb. 6-8 has welcomed more than 600 educators from 12 countries who have traveled to Houston to fulfill the pathway to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). An international convening on space and science learning, SEEC is a three-day hands-on learning experience based in STEM focusing on future missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond.
Space Center Houston Honors Science Educator for Fueling STEM Education

Space Center Houston Honors Science Educator for Fueling STEM Education

HOUSTON, Feb. 11, 2020 – Sharon Eggleston, a former project manager at Lockheed Martin from Brunswick, Maine, was honored with the distinguished Cherri Brinley Outstanding Educator Award at Space Center Houston’s 26th Annual Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC), Feb. 6-8, for bringing space and science learning to countless students for more than 20 years.
Media Invited to 26th Annual Space Exploration Educators Conference

Media Invited to 26th Annual Space Exploration Educators Conference

Media are invited to see leading NASA and space experts deliver an unforgettable, hands-on learning experience to more than 500 educators from across the United States and around the world at Space Center Houston’s 26th Annual Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC), Feb. 6-8.
Space Center Houston Fuels Educators for the Next Giant Leap

Space Center Houston Fuels Educators for the Next Giant Leap

HOUSTON, Dec. 23, 2019 – Educators from the United States and around the world will gather for an unforgettable, hands-on learning experience with NASA experts and leading educators at Space Center Houston’s 26th Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC), Feb. 6-8.
Budweiser Clydesdales Visiting Space City for the Holidays

Budweiser Clydesdales Visiting Space City for the Holidays

Silver Eagle Distributors Houston, the local Anheuser-Busch distributor, is proud to announce that the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales are back in town for the holidays. They will be visiting Space Center Houston’s Galaxy Lights presented by Reliant on Friday, December 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Space Center Houston Breaks All-time Attendance Record

Space Center Houston Breaks All-time Attendance Record

HOUSTON, Dec. 4, 2019 –The nonprofit Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center and a Certified Autism Center, has welcomed more than 1.1 million visitors to date, marking its highest annual attendance since opening in 1992.
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