Space Center Houston to Open All-New Holiday Experience

Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant, Nov. 16-Jan. 5.

HOUSTON, Nov. 6, 2019 – Ring in the holidays with the most technologically advanced light display in Texas, Space Center Houston’s Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant. Discover space exploration while taking in stunning space-themed installations that will light up Space Center Houston with LED lights, 3-D projections and interactive science learning experiences.

“Galaxy Lights is a new, holiday experience for people of all ages,” said William T. Harris, president and chief executive officer, Space Center Houston. “There’s something for everyone to feel a part of the museum.”

“At Reliant, we know how to light up the holidays, and that’s why we’re so excited to help bring a unique, new holiday tradition to fellow Houstonians,” said Elizabeth Killinger, president, Reliant. “Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant, is sure to be out of this world. We look forward to the community making many new wonderful memories here.”

Space Center Houston’s Galaxy Lights experience includes a full range of interactive and immersive light displays surrounding flown space vehicles and historic rockets. Guests can see a kinetic light show of suspended, colorful LED orbs synchronized to holiday music, travel to NASA Johnson Space Center through an LED light tunnel of more than 250,000 lights and walk along the massive Saturn V rocket to watch a 3-D projection of Commander Quest’s adventure aboard the International Space Station.

The leading science and space exploration learning center will offer an array of special events throughout Galaxy Lights. On Dec. 5, the center will host a 21 and Up Night with holiday-themed adult beverages. On Dec. 7, enjoy a unique experience with Galaxy Lights Overnight, where families camp at Space Center Houston surrounded by some of the rarest space artifacts in the world. As a Certified Autism Center, the center will also provide a reduced stimulation Galaxy Lights experience on Dec. 9.

Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant, is one of Space Center Houston’s many immersive, interactive experiences that inspires space enthusiasts of all ages. Tickets are $19.95 for the public and $15.95 for members. For more information about activities, hours of operation and tickets during this one-of-a-kind holiday adventure, visit Plan your visit to Space Center Houston now and use the hashtag #GalaxyLights. Space Center Houston is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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The Manned Space Flight Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit science and space exploration learning center with extensive educational programs. Space Center Houston is the cornerstone of its mission to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. The center draws more than one million visitors annually, was named “Best Museum in Texas” by USA Today and generates a $118.7 million annual economic impact in the greater Houston area. Space Center Houston is a Smithsonian Affiliate, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center and a Certified Autism Center. More than 250,000 teachers and students from around the world visit the center annually to experience our educational space museum with more than 400 things to see and do. For more information, go to

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