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Chart Your Own Course during Space Center Houston’s Days of Exploration

Chart Your Own Course during Space Center Houston’s Days of Exploration

HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2018 –Walk in the footsteps of astronauts, experience gravitational force and learn about the future of human spaceflight during Space Center Houston’s Days of Exploration.
Nonprofit Space Center Houston Hosts Fall Luncheon Benefitting Restoration of NASA’s Historic Mission Control

Nonprofit Space Center Houston Hosts Fall Luncheon Benefitting Restoration of NASA’s Historic Mission Control

HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2018 – As the next step in its ongoing fundraising campaign to restore Historic Mission Control, Space Center Houston will host a fall luncheon To the Moon and Beyond on Oct. 23. Restoration of this National Historic Landmark will preserve it for future generations and the world.
Test the Boundaries of Exploration with New Fall Exhibit Planet Pioneers

Test the Boundaries of Exploration with New Fall Exhibit Planet Pioneers

HOUSTON, Aug. 8, 2018 – Space Center Houston’s fall exhibit Planet Pioneers challenges guests to explore, adapt and survive on a mission to colonize a new planet. The nonprofit presents Planet Pioneers Oct. 6-Jan. 20 during its Days of Exploration, an immersive journey of discovery and science learning.
Former NASA Human Research Program Chief Scientist Joins Space Center Houston

Former NASA Human Research Program Chief Scientist Joins Space Center Houston

HOUSTON, July 5, 2018 – Space Center Houston welcomes 33-year NASA veteran scientist John B. Charles, Ph.D. as the nonprofit’s first scientist in residence. This new role will emphasize and integrate the human health and performance aspect of space exploration into the center’s learning environment.
Space Center Houston Now a Certified Autism Center

Space Center Houston Now a Certified Autism Center

HOUSTON, June 25, 2018 – Space Center Houston strives to ensure that the nonprofit is an accessible and accepting destination. That essential work has been recognized by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards.
Let Dreams Take Flight This Summer During Space Center Houston’s Days of Elevation

Let Dreams Take Flight This Summer During Space Center Houston’s Days of Elevation

HOUSTON, May 9, 2018 – Soar beyond boundaries this summer at Space Center Houston during Days of Elevation. As a leading science and space exploration learning center, Space Center Houston offers family fun, interactive educational activities and a launch pad for adventure.
Hands-on Immersive STEM Learning is Focus of Space Center Houston’s Summer Day Camps

Hands-on Immersive STEM Learning is Focus of Space Center Houston’s Summer Day Camps

HOUSTON, April 16, 2018 – Space Center Houston puts children on the pathway to STEM learning during the nonprofit’s summer day camps, June 4-Aug. 17.
Head of European Space Agency to Speak at Space Center Houston

Head of European Space Agency to Speak at Space Center Houston

HOUSTON, April 6, 2018–How are NASA and the European Space Agency working together? Learn all about this partnership and more at the next installment of Space Center Houston’s Thought Leader Series featuring ESA Director General Johann-Dietrich Woerner, April 19, 7 - 8:15 p.m.
Soar with the Future of Flight at Space Center Houston’s New Summer Exhibit

Soar with the Future of Flight at Space Center Houston’s New Summer Exhibit

HOUSTON, March 7, 2018 – Space Center Houston announces its new summer exhibit Above and Beyond, set to give guests a high-flying experience into the future of aerospace technology April 21-Sept. 9.
Days of Innovation Lifts Off at Space Center Houston Spring Break

Days of Innovation Lifts Off at Space Center Houston Spring Break

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2018 – Days of Innovation are here during Space Center Houston Spring Break, when a lifetime of learning will lift off with robotics, rocketry and engineering March 10-18.
New Chair, Board Members Join Space Center Houston

New Chair, Board Members Join Space Center Houston

HOUSTON, Feb.9, 2018 – Space Center Houston announces the 2018 slate for its board of directors and a new strategic plan as it celebrates 25 years.
Space Center Houston Conference Draws International Educators

Space Center Houston Conference Draws International Educators

HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2018 – Space Center Houston welcomed more than 550 educators from the United States, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Portugal, Japan and Hong Kong for hands-on learning experiences with rocket scientists, astronauts and renowned instructors at Space Center Houston’s 24th Space Exploration Educators Conference, Feb. 1-3.
Space Center Houston Honors Science Educator for Extraordinary Teaching

Space Center Houston Honors Science Educator for Extraordinary Teaching

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2018 – Space Center Houston honored a Sun City, Arizona, science teacher for her extraordinary efforts as a teacher with the Cherri Brinley Outstanding Educator Award Feb. 3 during the 24th Space Exploration Educators Conference.