Special Events

Visit during one of our special events and engage in additional activities.

Meet an Astronaut Every Friday and Saturday

They’ve been to outer space, traveling at 17,500 miles per hour…Now they’re coming to Space Center Houston and you can meet them and hear about their out-of-this world adventures on Fridays and Saturdays! This is included in your admission price so don’t miss out! The astronauts will present at 11 a.m. and 1:20 p.m. with a 30-minute presentation and Q&A. Location varies; please visit the Guest Services Desk upon arrival to find out the location. Enhance your experience with Lunch with an Astronaut.


One Small Step Together

People with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or memory loss and a friend or family member can explore Space Center Houston at an exclusive event called “One Small Step Together” from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 17.

This event will explore how astronauts live and eat in space. Taste test astronaut food, discover the wonders of space exploration and take “one small step together.”

Space is limited. Discounted tickets are available through the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information and to register, contact accessibility@spacecenter.org or the Alzheimer’s Association at +1 713-314-1313.


International Observe the Moon Night

Join the Lunar Planetary Institute at Space Center Houston 7 p.m. on Oct. 20 for International Observe the Moon Night.

Learn about the Moon through hands-on activities, explore the lunar surface through professional telescopes and hear from Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) experts!

This is a free event. Visitors should enter the event through Space Center Houston’s Special Events Building near Independence Plaza.


No Boundaries Day

In support of national disability employment awareness month, join us for No Boundaries Day on Friday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This event provides an incredible experience for the public to interact with NASA speakers. These individuals are NASA Johnson Space Center employees who have or work with those who have disabilities.

There will be no formal talks, but speakers will be stationed at various locations around our main plaza to answer questions and share their experiences. Chat with NASA experts and support national disability employment awareness month with No Boundaries Day.

This event is open to the public and is included with a general admission ticket. For more information or to reserve your tickets, contact accessibility@spacecenter.org or call +1 281-444-2100. You may also secure your tickets online.