Fan Friday – January

Our center is an amazing place, and our guests find some of the most photogenic sides of it. In this Fan Friday blog series, we are going to explore Space Center Houston from your point of view. View this post on Instagram Short dresses are just a distant memory as

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SpaceX Trivia: Week 3

We have an exciting new SpaceX exhibit opening this year! To celebrate, we are featuring SpaceX in our trivia this month. Test your knowledge below!

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Mission Monday – Reagan launches NASA’s mission to build a space station

In his Jan. 25, 1984 State of the Union address, President Ronald Reagan directed NASA to build an international space station. By 2000, the International Space Station (ISS) had its first permanent residents, and this year we are celebrating 20 years of continuous human habitation aboard the floating laboratory. Reagan’s

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Register today for spring one-day Explorer Camps

Did you know Space Center Houston offers one-day Explorer Camps on select weekends and holidays? Surprise your future astronaut this spring with an unforgettable day exploring innovation, discovery and collaboration. Sign up today for a one-day Explorer Camp on President’s Day, Feb. 17, as well as Saturday, March 7 and

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Mission Monday: Getting to know the space station

Space Station vocabulary Module: a self-contained unit of a spacecraft Truss: a beam that serves as the space station’s backbone to which some parts are connected Airlock: an airtight room with two entrances that allows an astronaut to go on a spacewalk without letting the air out of the spacecraft

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