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Space Center Houston Reopens July 19

Space Center Houston Reopens July 19

HOUSTON, July 10, 2020 – Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, reopens to the public on Sunday, July 19 with Member Welcome Back Days July 17-18. Experience a new enhanced guest experience with new safety measures and new exhibits. Registration is also open for the center’s Explorer Camps and Space Center U® education programs.
Space Center Houston Extends Closure Until Further Notice

Space Center Houston Extends Closure Until Further Notice

HOUSTON, June 26, 2020 – In accordance with health guidelines from Harris County, the city of Houston, and the latest stay-at-home ordinance, Space Center Houston will extend its closure until further notice. Space Center Houston will not reopen July 1 as previously announced.
Space Center Houston Tickets Go On Sale Today

Space Center Houston Tickets Go On Sale Today

HOUSTON, June 16, 2020 – Tickets go on sale today, Tuesday, June 16, for the reopening of Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center. Be among the first to experience a new, enhanced guest experience when Space Center Houston reopens July 1.
Space Center Houston to Reopen July 1

Space Center Houston to Reopen July 1

HOUSTON, May 22, 2020 – Explore the wonders of space exploration when Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, reopens with exclusive members-only Welcome Back Days June 28-30 and to the public beginning July 1.
Space Center Houston Provides Free Interactive Virtual Learning Experiences for the Everyday Explorer

Space Center Houston Provides Free Interactive Virtual Learning Experiences for the Everyday Explorer

HOUSTON, April 10, 2020 – The nonprofit Space Center Houston is adding to its wide range of virtual learning experiences for the everyday explorer to be a part of what’s happening now in space exploration. The center will take you beyond the museum walls and bring science learning to you – making science and space exploration accessible for everyone.
Space Center Houston Closed Until Further Notice

Space Center Houston Closed Until Further Notice

HOUSTON, April 2, 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 until further notice. The health and safety of our guests, employees, volunteers and local community is our utmost priority.
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.
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